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I cannot figure out how to get the spool off of 51346 weed eater

I have purchased a replacement spool and cannot get the old one off. help. someone. help i seem to recall buying a whole new unit the last time i had this problem

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SOURCE: I have a Toro 12 inch Toro Electric trimmer and I can't get the spool off to change. Any solution?

I am having the same problem - the spool should just come off by turning it counter-clockwise but is completely stuck. This model does not have any tabs that need to be pushed in to get the spool off. Very frustrating!

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

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SOURCE: new weed eater 13" electric trimer, want to change the spool

Usually one get a a spool of the cutting wire and it snaps into place.
http://flymolawnmower.co.cc/reviews-Toro_Electric_Trimmer_Replacement_Spool_with_065_Inch_by_10_Foot_Line_88185-B00005V7KY.html
Shows you also how to do it on package.

Posted on May 29, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Toro Electric weed eater and cannot get

Did you try using a flat screwdriver between the head and the bump knob?

Posted on Aug 17, 2010

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SOURCE: My Toro 12" Trimmer (Weed eater) needs a new screw

Your Toro electric trimmer parts are readily available through www.partstree.com . However, to avoid having to pay $10 in shipping for a $5 part, you should try to find your local Toro dealer. They probably have the part in stock. Go to www.toro.com and search on the dealer/distributor locator to find your closest dealer.
You will need to know the model number (5 digit) and serial number for your trimmer. These can be located on a small sticker on the trimmer.
Good luck!

Posted on Oct 14, 2010

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Go [smalleng.com] they have videos on just what you need. Good Luck....

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1 Press the lock and rotate the spool counter-clockwise or some will remove the center knob.
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3 Take off the automatic feed button.
4 Wipe away any dirt and debris.
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Hi jtl91370...
Try this solution...

1 Press the lock and rotate the spool counter-clockwise or some will remove the center knob.
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1 Feed one end of the line into one of the holes of the spool, and secure the end that was inserted
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3 Secure each of the lines into its own upper and lower grooves.
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1 Press the lock and rotate the spool counter-clockwise or some will remove the center knob.
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7 Reinstall the locking ring if necessary, reinstall the center knob.

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  2. Remove the locking ring if your weed eater has one.
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