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I was given a homelite mighty lite 26VT and I can not figure out how to remove the spool to insert the string.

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There is a threaded cap on the spool that can get very tight, but a pair of Channel-loc pliers usually does the trick to remove the cap. Getting the string to feed consistently is a trick that I have not figured out how to do...

Posted on Aug 27, 2010

  • LisaDawn McCabe Nov 02, 2010

    I had to use a pair of pliers to hold the the two wheels together and then vise grips to get the cap off; I have to do this every time but it does work. Thank you very much.

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http://dl.owneriq.net/e/e795beb6-5dd6-4dbd-a82f-57b8d1a69355.pdf

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