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Question about Roybi weed eater's line length.

I inherited a Ryobi weed eater left in the house I just bought but it has no instructions. How long should the plastic line be? I tried 6'' but it kept breaking off.

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  • cocallag Apr 20, 2009

    Thank you! I see that my line is too long plus I've been hitting chain link fence and cement and then the line breaks. I'll follow your suggestions.

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The standard line length is around 3-4". you can leave it as long as you want, provided it does not bog the engine down, or bog down when cutting plants.

however plastic line breakage is typical of older line. it gets very brittle. Also typical of hitting rocks, gravel, cement, asphault, ground, etc.

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