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Flip the typewriter to expose the bottom body panel. Be careful to not damage the top surface of the typewriter when you rest it upside-down.
  • Flip the typewriter to expose the bottom body panel.

    • Be careful to not damage the top surface of the typewriter when you rest it upside-down.

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Using a #2 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the three 19mm Phillips head #8 screws located in the recessed holes on the edge of the black underside panel.
  • Using a #2 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the three 19mm Phillips head #8 screws located in the recessed holes on the edge of the black underside panel.

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Flip the typewriter back to its original orientation, then rotate it so that the rear is facing towards you.
  • Flip the typewriter back to its original orientation, then rotate it so that the rear is facing towards you.

  • Remove the three 19mm #8 Philips head screws near the bottom of the tan body panel using a #2 Phillips head screwdriver.

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Open the typewriter lid and push the carriage away to expose the two #8 Phillips head screws holding the case to the chassis. Remove the 19mm #8 Phillips head screws using a #2 Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Open the typewriter lid and push the carriage away to expose the two #8 Phillips head screws holding the case to the chassis.

  • Remove the 19mm #8 Phillips head screws using a #2 Phillips head screwdriver.

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Flip the plastic lever on the right side of the roller wheel to disengage the paper lock. Flip the plastic lever on the right side of the roller wheel to disengage the paper lock.
  • Flip the plastic lever on the right side of the roller wheel to disengage the paper lock.

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Remove the roller wheel adjustment knobs by pulling firmly outward. Both black knobs must be removed in this step. Both black knobs must be removed in this step.
  • Remove the roller wheel adjustment knobs by pulling firmly outward.

    • Both black knobs must be removed in this step.

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Unlock the roller wheel by simultaneously pressing down on the two spring levers on the left and right of the roller ends. Unlock the roller wheel by simultaneously pressing down on the two spring levers on the left and right of the roller ends.
  • Unlock the roller wheel by simultaneously pressing down on the two spring levers on the left and right of the roller ends.

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While both spring levers are depressed, lift up with both hands to remove the roller wheel. While both spring levers are depressed, lift up with both hands to remove the roller wheel.
  • While both spring levers are depressed, lift up with both hands to remove the roller wheel.

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Flip the top down. Then, with both hands, lift straight up on the tan case to remove it from the chassis. Flip the top down. Then, with both hands, lift straight up on the tan case to remove it from the chassis. Flip the top down. Then, with both hands, lift straight up on the tan case to remove it from the chassis.
  • Flip the top down. Then, with both hands, lift straight up on the tan case to remove it from the chassis.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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