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SPOOL I WOUND THE LINE IN THE ARROWED DIRECTION BUT WHEN I PUT IT BACK TOGETHER THE LINE JUST COMES OUT BREAKING OFF IN SMALL PIESCES OR TWISTING AROUND CLUMPS OF GRASS. I HAVE THE MANUAL BUT IT DOES NOT HELP. WE HAVE REPLACED THE SPOOL AND THREADED IT THOUGH JUST LIKE IT SAYS AND WE STILL GET THE SAME RESULTS!!!!

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You have the string wound the wrong way. Wind in the other direction.

Jim

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