I was typing along in nonsense for the pure joy of it when I looked down and thought, “Wow, the type looks very gunked up.”
So I opened the lid and noted that some letters (such as “e”) were filled with gunk.
So I pulled out my trusty denatured alcohol, toothbrush (my husband’s, not mine) and paint brush and got to work scrubbing each type letter.
This is what I started out with:
After a few minutes of gentle scrubbing and wiping:
Much better, but a few of the letters needed a little more attention: