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IBM Selectric II Correcting Carriage Returns part way with each return

Mike from DC

Sep 20, 2016
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Hi, I recently purchased an IBM Selectric II Correcting typewriter. It is in overall excellent condition and seems to work fine with one exception, when I get to the end of the line and hit return, the carriage only returns about a quarter of the way. With each successive press of the return it returns another 1/4, finally getting back to the home position. I have only used a Selectric occasionally over the years, so am not familiar with all the settings, but I can't find anything that would set a back stop. Any ideas whether is it broken or just has some setting I'm unfamiliar with?

Thanks in advance for your input.

Best regards,

Mike
 

Mike from DC

Sep 20, 2016
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Harald, Thank you for your post. I read through the manual and it seems that it was tabs. Not sure why they worked in reverse, but once I cleared all the tabs I no longer got the stops on return.

Regards,

Mike
 
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