Weapon of Choice: 1956 Smith-Corona Skyriter.
Month: July 2019
Rejuvinating a Cloth Ribbon Cartridge for Electronic Typewriters (Nakajima)
Ahh, Cloth ribbon cartridges meant for electronic daisywheel typewriters, AKA “Multistrike” ribbons. They do exist but are fairly rare, so when you do find one, it’s certainly worth the trouble to restore them to functional condition. The main problem isn’t that the ribbon is invariably dry, though- the biggest problem is that the internal transport […]
Staplers, Stapling Machines & Fasteners – Volume 2: Neva-Clog
It has been a bit over 1 year since I reviewed Volume One of Frank Parsons’ “Staplers, Stapling Machines & Paper Fasteners”, on the Hotchkiss line of staplers. Since then, I’ve been eagerly awaiting further volumes that would indicate that this important project is continuing on course, and this past January, Volume Two was published […]
New Feets for Richard The Deep Breather
Weapon of Choice: “Richard The Deep Breather”, 1925 Corona 4. I found a bag of 4 sizes of rubber feet on amazon, 10 feet per size. I figured one of the sizes would be right for what I needed.. Chuck the foot into a drill and use a thin file to file a grove about […]