Re-inking printer ribbons

Mike tulsamike3434 at
Mon Dec 14 18:28:16 CST 2015

On 12/14/2015 08:13 PM, Jason Howe wrote:
> On 12/13/2015 10:17 AM, william degnan wrote:
>> I have found that most vintage ribbons can be replaced with new
>> ribbons for
>> new devices.  Worst case you may find the right width but you'll have to
>> re-thread to fit the vintage spindle.  Just have to match the width.
>> I recently bought new ribbons for Decwriter II and TI Omni 810
>> without any
>> problem.
>> Bill
> I'm having this issue right now with a Panasonic printer.  The black
> ink ribbons are still a dime/dozen. The 4-color ribbons are NLA from
> Panasonic and finding them is proving to get quite difficult.
> I'd be more than happy to re-thread a cartridge, but where does one
> find CMYK  1 inch fabric ribbon?
> -Jason


   Is it cheaper to do it that way luckily I got 40 new ribbon cartrages
with my C-64 purchase.. Do they have screws or are they hot glued

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