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How can I remove the old spool kit from a grasshog xp1000? I have a new one to replace it but can't get the old one off.

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After removing the screw, I had a heck of a time pulling off the old spool kit. I ended up running a rope through the holes that the cap clips into, stood on the rope and pulled up on the Grass Hog. Finally I managed to pull the old kit off. I managed to put the new one one, but I'm not 100% sure whether the cross-shaped piece at the bottom of the post is perfectly lined up with the new spool head. I was able to replace the screw and so far it seems ok.

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