...typing for peace, democracy, and the glory of the Typosphere
Still pretty neat. Good score!
Great Freecycle score. I used to check the listings frequently too, but I stopped. Maybe I should start again.
Gorgeous! It sure looks imposing in the picture, with the low angle you used. And who knows? Being so easy to remove the parts, maybe you could give it a fresh coat of paint one of these days. But I have to say, it really wears its patina with pride!
Excellent! I think it's an interesting machine and well worth saving.
Repaint! Repaint! :D
Awesome! I can see the case for a repaint, but it has a certain-end-of-the-world-and-I-don't-care jauntiness about it.
Great typewriter! I have recently cleaned up my grandma's old Imperial 66. I've been trying to figure out the tab system myself - could you please give me any tips?
Logan, the plastic key on the right of the name plate is to add a tab. The central silver button on the back of the machine deletes the tab when the platen is in that position. The silver lever (*)at the right hand back of the carriage removes ALL tabs. The central plastic bar, parallel to the space bar, above they keyboard advances the carriage to the next tab. (*) When I got my 66, this lever was bent and would not function. It needed lubricating.