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GH1000 string trimmer

The belt slipped off the drive pulley but even though I have all the screws out of the case there is something near the button that releases the shaft that is keeping the case together. Is there a trick to getting it apart?

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  • Anonymous May 26, 2008

    my drive belt flew apart and I need to know where I can get a new one. Derf.

  • Anonymous May 31, 2008

    I had the exact same problem.  Thanks for the tip.

  • tony barg Apr 19, 2009

    I just cant figure out how to extend the string
    out , it is suppose to do it automatically when you press the trimmer down on the ground and turn on but it never works . i do it manualy and it only last about seconds then it needs to be extended again . what am i doing wrong?



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This is for the Black and Decker GH1000 string trimmer. There are 20 screws to remove altogether. The last screw is under the black label with instructions on using the button to extend the shaft. The screw hole is just above the white line on the label-you have to poke a hole in the label! Very tricky!

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Look under the label just behind the swith. There is a hidden screw there. Hope this helps someone

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there is one hidden screw under the label. fell with your hand the label where the screw located.

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I had the same problem, there is another screw hidden under the black sticker. If you feel around, there is a soft spot. That's it.

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