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Inherited his correcting typewriter. When we turned it on the return is stuck and keeps returning

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If you know how to remove the cabinet and dust covers spray every moving part with WD40 especially the cams and parts under the R. dust cover.

DickyO

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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