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Trying to replace spool on GL330 strimmer.

Please help, Trying to replace spool on GL330 strimmer, does the plastic retaining screw turn clock or anti-clock? just damaging head either way. If can't undo to remove is it possible to replace spool holder and the strimmer still be ok or end of strimmer life? Thanks.

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