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I have a old Coronet Electric 12 that works beautifully except that the ribbon stays loose and after a few letters pops out of the holding bracket where the key hits.

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Various factors could cause such a situation. First check if the ribbon in use is exactly the right size for your device.
If this is a perfect fit then have someone examine the holding bracket for you it might need replacement.
Although you could try to fix the ribbon again and while at it put some folded up paper with it in the holding bracket to give the bracket better grip. But this is a temporary fix.
Hope this solution has been helpful?

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