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My typewriter, an Electra 120 smith-corona, is broken and I have no idea how to fix it or who to ask. The buttons stick and the paper wont move across. Help!

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This is an old mechanical typewriter, rather than electronic. Thus, the sticky keys are gummed up and quite possibly the rails are gummy as well. Look in your phone book under typewriters. My company to this day has a full-time typewriter repair person, and there should be many such companies out there. Should cost about $75 to repair.

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