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I can't get the spool off of my Toro 12 inch trimmer model 51325. I have tried all the suggestions on the web site and it won't come off, however it came off my itself earlier when it ran out of string while I was using it. I wound new string onto it and put it back on, then it wouldn't come off seconds after I put it back on!! what's the trick?

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You are doing well. The Toro site states that this is a model from 1985. User manuals were much more concise back then and so I will have you view yours. Click on the link on the left that states:
Toroe Electric Trimmer/Service Manual (English). I have viewed it and spool removal instructions with pictures are there.
https://homeownersolutions.toro.com/portal/server.pt/community/product_center/225#manualsResultPage

Posted on Oct 24, 2010

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