Posted in Royal Quiet De Luxe (1949)

The Royal (Mis)Treatment

In my original assessment of this typewriter, I said there were a number of issues with this typewriter. What those…

Posted in Canon Typestar 4

Trick of the Grid

Well, this is fun! I was looking for a different type of thermal paper to try and happened upon this…

Posted in Olympia Splendid 33

The Wondrous Splendid 33

This little beauty comes from Sarah VanAllen, a Typewriter Club LIVE regular. We worked out a sweet deal to get…

Posted in Olympia SM3

Typewriters of Comfort and Hope

Typewriter Club LIVE has been so rewarding for me to host, I feel it has grown far beyond the effort…

Posted in Olympia X-L12

Playing for We R Memory Keeps

I am in the midst of a live stream, a test of Zoom VS StreamYard.The quick brown fox jumps over…

Posted in Sperry Rand Remington Streamliner

Gangstering Springs and Other Things

I was going to say that I just finished up the second live stream on my YouTube channel, Poor Typist,…

Posted in Royal Companion (1942)

The Happiest Typist on Earth

I’m not at Disneyland, but I feel like I am! This Companion is the latest addition to my collection. It…

Posted in Smith-Corona Sterling 1954 Smith-Corona Sterling 1972

Officer Sterling

I could have sworn I had another Sterling from the same era as my 54/55. Boy, I was way off!…

Posted in Smith-Corona Sterling 1954

Typewriter Club LIVE… on YouTube

Well, that was fun! This morning I hosted a typewriter club live stream on my YouTube channel. It being the…

Posted in Royal Futura 800

Auditions for the Prime Spot, Part 1: Royal Futura 800

Well, this is exciting. My wife just upgraded her desk to a fancy new one that goes from sitting to…

Posted in Smith-Corona Ultrasonic I

The Ghastly Beast

This typewriter was a mistake. I bought it not realizing the difference between an Ultrasonic I and III. The III…

Posted in Smith-Corona Sterling 1954

He Came with Eight Lives

It’s been roughly 43 hours. But the time warp of grief tells me it has either been many more or…

Posted in Royal Futura 800

Stay Home and Type!

What can I say? How can I describe what has transpired since my last blog entry? Why didn’t I choose…

Posted in Smith-Corona SL 480

The Slippery Slope

Yesterday, I received a few daisy wheels in the mail. So of course I had to try them out. I…

Posted in Brother EP5

Run On Magic

I just filmed a video for my YouTube Channel, Poor Typist, reviewing this typer. I hadn’t used it in a…