Cleaning gungy Flexowriter

From: Jules Richardson <>
Date: Thu Nov 4 08:26:23 2004

On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 09:02 -0500, Joe R. wrote:
> Anybody have any experience with using that on electromechanical stuff?
> Any sugggestions?

No, but let me know how you get on. We've got a Flexowriter what we want
to hook up to our Marconi at some point (as it had one way back when).
The only viable one we have is complete and OK cosmetically, but in need
of a complete strip down and rebuild.

> I
> thought I'd remove the platen and belt on the RH side and any other rubber
> parts that I could see. Does anyone know if there are any parts inside the
> Flexowriters that should be removed first?

I've heard before that the belts are prone to failure - if you find
anywhere that can do spares then shout :)

Actually I might bring our Flexowriter home and start going over it...
no doubt I'll unearth some horrors along the way :)



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