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How to remove old string reel from ryobi 105r

Cannot remove old string reel from ryobi string trimmer to put in new spool. Lined up the two triangles, but can't figure out what to do next.

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After you line up the two triangles, push in and lift. Only the top piece will come off, then the spool is inside. I kept trying to lift the whole head and then the top popped off and I realized what I was doing wrong. It is actually quite easy once you figure out the correct way and where to pull.

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