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Need to know how to remove head/ spool - Weedeater "" Electric Trimmer

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  • crystaldawso Jun 22, 2011

    What about the head I want to remove all of it so I can put on a weed thrasher

  • crystaldawso Jun 22, 2011

    i wanted to know the removal of Head and spool, all of it. I guess I should of mentioned I want to put on a weed thrasher

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Good day. If you look at the head where the line goes, you wil notice on either side of the reel, two rectangular push buttons. Press them inwards and pull out the head casing. On the reel, it should show the direction that the new line must be rewound. Hope this helps

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  • Morne Olivier Jun 22, 2011

    NB: Some of the units are a bit difficult to remove and may require a large flat tip screwdriver to push the buttons in.

  • Morne Olivier Jun 22, 2011

    I see that you want to remove the whole unit to mount a weed wacker. Normally there will be a large nut around the shaft, or on other models, two to four screws holding it to the arm of the machine. Hope this helps

  • Morne Olivier Jun 22, 2011

    NB: Most of the time a weed thrasher has the same clips as the reel casing, and should clip right in without removing the reel assembly

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Hi crystaldawso,

Here's how you will remove the spool of your Weed Eater:

  • Turn off the trimmer and lay it down so that the head is facing up.
  • Press the two tabs on the side of the bump head then pull off the bump head.
  • Pull the spool and string straight off of the head.
Hope this helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

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