Typewriter to Printer Conversion

Earlier this year I got myself a typewriter. I was on my way home and spotted this beauty at the local second hand / old / random things store. The owner told me he wants just 50$ for it since it was broken.

Challenge accepted.

50$ later I found myself schlepping this very heavy piece of solid steel home (almost 100 years old and purely mechanical).

Took me about 15 min to fix it. Just the spring that pulls back the cartridge was disconnected.

It is a 12 – 12 Remington in case you are interested.

Since it was working I had fun typing some letters on it. Learned fast why word processing / printers won over typewriters. Anyway, …

Since it is such a beauty and working well, I was day dreaming about combining two things, the ease of word processing on your computer and the character of those “hand” typed letters. (crazy maybe?) . Imagine you hit print on your computer and the typewriter over there starts typing it for you.

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