Monday, 29 July 2013

Studio 44 conundrum - solved

Thanks Ted for this advice.
As you can see, as far as cover removal goes at least, the 21 and the 44 are similar enough. Set those tabs wide and bring the carriage hard to port. Another great carriage removal avoidance ploy.

Friday, 12 July 2013

Thursday, 11 July 2013


Olivetti Lexikon 80 fully clothed
Remove ribbon/segment cover
Remove l/h slotted carriage screw (the one with the washer)
Remove l/h front bodywork screw
Remove r/h front bodywork screw
...and the second carriage screw
Centre the carriage and lift straight up...
...and away
Remove the newly uncovered l/h rear bodywork screw...
...and the one on the right
Lift straight up
To reassemble, reverse the order