A trimmer is a great solution for those who have a large garden or lawn near the house that needs to be constantly cut. But like any other tool, sometimes it requires intervention. After some time, there will be a need to replace certain elements, and this will have to be learned.
How to do this? To replace the main cutting element, you must first select it correctly. In principle, the instruction manual for lawn mowers should indicate the diameter of the thread that should be used in it.
When you have purchased the required cutting element, try installing it correctly. It should be noted that there is a huge amount of video on the Internet that will help you figure out how to properly put fishing line into the trimmer coil.
How to change the line on the trimmer
Below we have provided step-by-step instructions for replacing the trimmer thread.
The first thing to do is disconnect the tool from the mains and turn off the engine. Then you need to remove the trimmer head. This can be done using a simple screwdriver by lowering it into the hole of the gearbox to prevent the shaft from turning. And then just unscrew
Usually they are unscrewed clockwise, but different models have different mechanisms, so it may have to be twisted in the opposite direction. But if suddenly, for some reason you can’t figure it out, then we strongly recommend that you refer to the user manual to understand how to disconnect it
The second one. After removing the mowing head, open it. This can be done by means of latches, which are located opposite each other. By clicking on them, you can remove the head cover, and then pull out the reel from it, on which the fishing line is wound. Pulling it out you can determine what type it belongs to. There are single-section and two-section bobbins
We disassemble how to fill the fishing line into the trimmer coil in two versions
Video: How to Wind a Fishing Line onto a Trimmer Coil
So, there is only one option. we charge the fishing line into a single-section coil. The prepared piece of thread is folded in half and pushed into the spool. Then, we begin to wind both ends in the same direction, which will be indicated by the arrow on the spool. At the end of the winding, do not forget to check that the different ends of the thread look in different directions
Option two. winding fishing line two-section reel. A pre-prepared thread is divided into two parts, and its ends should be fixed: this should be done by placing them in special fixtures
Winding is carried out, as in the first case. according to the arrow indicated on the spool. Both segments must be wound so that they do not overlap. Further, the ends of the thread should be fixed in the grooves and divorced on opposite sides
After that, the spring is inserted into the coil, and all this is placed in the mowing head. When placing the coil in the trimmer, you need to carefully hold the spring while parallelly inserting the line into the slots of the lawn mowing head. And in the end, it just needs to be fixed with the final part, that is, the lid.
After you tucked the thread into the trimmer, you need to check it. If you did everything right, everything will work, if you made a mistake, we recommend that you read the article again, and even better if you watch the video how to install the fishing line on a reel in the trimmer.
How to pull fishing line from a trimmer coil
Over time, the cutting element of the head wears out, and there is a need to pull out the remnants of the old fishing line. Not everyone knows how to do this. Our step-by-step instruction plus a video on how to pull a thread from a trimmer reel, which you can find on the network, will help in solving this issue.
It is necessary to disassemble the mowing head
Using the clips, remove the cover
We clean the remains of the cutting material
Complicated ? Of course not. But if, nevertheless, doubts creep into you that for some reason you will not be able to do this, then of course find and watch a video on how to pull out or how to wind a thread on a lawn-mowing reel.
How to replace a fishing line on an electric trimmer
In fact, it makes no difference which oblique you use, whether it is electric or gasoline. Threading is the same. The only difference is that if you use a gas spit, you get more freedom, as it is not limited to the cable that is present on the electric spit
Yes, do not hesitate to use special videos on installing or refueling the fishing line in an electric scythe, which can teach you much faster than simple reading.