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Electric Typewriter

Repairing an Electric TypewriterThis is a page about repairing an electric typewriter. The electric typewriter has long since been replaced by the PC and then the laptop. Finding someone to make repairs can be difficult and expensive, you can save money if you make the repairs yourself.

 

Electric typewriter.

Fixing a Smith Corona Typewriter?Even in this day of computers, tablets, and smart phones some people still like to use an electric typewriter. Repairing one can be a challenge, as you will probably need to do the work yourself. This is a page about fixing a Smith Corona typewriter.

 

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Typewriter Is Typing On Its Own?We have a Scriptor typewriter. It types brackets on its own when we turn it on. Sometimes it will come on, work fine and then go off and just type brackets till we turn it off. Any way to fix this?

 

A Smith Corona typewriter in need of repair.

Troubleshooting a Smith Corona SL470 Typewriter?Old typewriters can often be restored to working order with some adjusting or replacement parts. This is a page about troubleshooting a Smith Corona SL470 typewriter.

 

A typewriter with the hammer not working properly.

Smith Corona Wordsmith 100 Typewriter Hammer Not Working?Many people still use manual or electric typewriters rather than computers. It may be difficult to find a repair person, so repairs often fall to the owner. This is a page about a Smith Corona Wordsmith 100 typewriter's hammer not working.

 

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Return Broken on Olivetti Electric Typewriter?The return key on my Olivetti ET Compact 60 is not working. All the other keys appear to work well. The individual back space also works, so the carriage can go to the left side, but not when the return key is pressed. Any ideas on what may be causing this?

 

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Repairing a Smith Corona Typewriter?I have a Smith Corona Typewriter SL460. When typing, the hammer hits 3 times, can this be changed?

 

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Coronet Super 12 Typewriter Keys Not Working?I recently have gotten into vintage typewriters and have acquired the smith Corona Coronet Super 12 electric typewriter. It mostly works great but when I Press the I and M nothing happens. I would like to try to repair this myself as that is half the fun. Any ideas?

 

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Repairing a Singer Sewing Machine?On my Singer 9340, the start/stop button was depressed, even

 

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Key Keeps Striking on Smith Corona Typewriter?When turning on a newly received Smith-Corona 2200 the 'T' key keeps striking rapidly and will not stop until turned off. When turned on again it keeps doing it. Any idea how to fix this?

 

An automatic typewriter.

Repairing a Smith-Corona Typewriter?My Smith-Corona Automatic 10 typewriter stopped typing. When I click on the keys, it doesn't make a noise or even try to type anything. How do I repair it?

 

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