Replacing Fishing Line In Trimmer Spool

The trimmer is a necessary and useful tool for a summer cottage and a private house. Many own and actively use it, but not everyone knows how to replace a fishing line in a trimmer, especially at first.

In this manual, we will step by step analyze the entire replacement process. Looking ahead, there are two ways to line the trimmer spool with fishing line. There is no fundamental difference. the difference is that in the first case there will be one fishing line, folded in half, and in the second there will be two lines of such lines.

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Replacing Fishing Line In Trimmer Spool

Replacement Preparation

Disassemble the trimmer spool

For clarity, the mowing head (spool) was removed from the lawn mowers. To replace the fishing line, you do not need to remove it, everything is done locally. It does not take much time.

We disassemble the trimmer spool. it rests on the latches-latches. Remove the cover by pressing on the latches. If you do not have enough effort with your hands, then use a screwdriver.

The spool consists of the following:

  • Spring housing
  • Locking lid
  • Button Coil

The principle of action is as follows. By pressing the button, the coil presses on the spring and exits the locking grooves in the spool cover. While holding the coil in this state, you can twist, thereby adjusting the length of the fishing line. When you release the button, the housing spring returns the coil to its original fixed state.

Disassembled Trimer Spool

Below on the coil there are several holes for different diameters of the lines. Different trimmer manufacturers may vary. In some cases (as here) they are signed, in others not.

These holes are needed to fix the fishing line when replacing it. After winding on a woman’s fishing line, the ends of the latter are inserted into them. This is necessary so that the scaffold does not unwind at the time of installation of the coil in the trimmer housing. In other words, it facilitates the replacement of fishing line.

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Fishing Line Holes

There are models without specifying the diameter of the consumable. Then, in order to find out what the maximum diameter of the scaffold can be used, it is tried on through the holes for removing the fishing line from the body of the trimmer spool (see the figure below).

Fitting on fishing line outlets

The reel has two sections for fishing line, separated by a partition. They may not be. They are needed only to distinguish and facilitate winding of the consumable.

Two sections for fishing line

Initially determined with the required length of the loess. The latter is wound in one of the sections of the coil so that it does not go beyond its limits. In this case, 3 mm was wound, the length was about 2 meters. Those. for two sections you will need a 4 meter cut. this is for the 1st method. For the second method, you need two segments of 2 meters.

Determination of the required length of fishing line

Now you need to figure out which side you need to wind it. To do this, many manufacturers of trim tabs on the coils apply special designations such as in the figure below.

Special designation on the reel

If such designations were not found, then you need to pay attention to the body of the spool. There is without fail an arrow that indicates the movement of the mowing head. The line is wound in the opposite direction.

Designation on the spool housing

Video: Replacing Fishing Line In Trimmer Spool


First way

Bent in half fishing line

The prepared segment (in this case 4 meters) is bent approximately in half. one segment should be 15-20 cm longer and inserted into a special slot located on the dividing wall.

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The fishing line is inserted into the slot

In a previously defined direction, the fishing line is wound. This is done in a tight fit, the line is neatly distributed. In this case, you need to wind a segment that is longer in the section that is closer to the button.

There are designs in which the division of the coil into two sections is not provided. This does not change anything, the fishing line is wound in a similar way. It is only necessary to ensure that the segments do not overlap among themselves.

The first segment that ends at the bottom of the coil, i.e. one that is closer to the fixing holes.

This tip is placed in the corresponding diameter hole. The fishing line is firmly fixed.

The fishing line is firmly fixed

A long section is wound another half turn. There it is similarly fixed. In this case, the segment crosses another section of the coil.

A long section is wound another half turn

The fixed ends of the wound fishing line are inserted into the holes of the trimmer spool housing.

The fixed ends of the wound fishing line are inserted into the holes of the trimmer spool housing

The coil is attached to the body. The ends of the fishing line are pulled with force so that the fishing line previously fixed in the holes of the reel springs out. This is easily determined by the characteristic sound (click).

The ends of the fishing line pull

The coil with the button is latched into the body of the trimmer spool.

The coil with the button snaps into the body of the trimmer spool

Replacing the fishing line was successful. In this case, you need to install it back on the trimmer and you can start mowing the grass.

It should be repeated, you do not need to remove the spool from the trimmer. this was done to make the process of replacing the fishing line easier. You can disassemble the spool in place, wrap it on a reel and put it back.

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Successfully replacing fishing line

The tips so that they do not hit the trimmer cover can and should be cut.

Method 2. two segments

Two wound lengths of fishing line

Method number 2 fundamentally no different from method number 1. The only difference is the two wound lengths of fishing line, instead of one.

The end of each segment is bent

The end of each segment is bent.

Two special locking sockets

There are two special locking sockets on the coil (see figure above).

Start winding the fishing line

They hook onto it with a hook formed earlier on the fishing line, and begin to wind the fishing line.

Winding is carried out in a special order.

The winding should be carried out in the following order: first the bottom line, i.e. the one that is closer to the fixing holes at the bottom of the coil, and only then the upper one, i.e. the one that will overlap the bottom section.

The bottom line is wound

The tips are made into the holes in the body of the trimmer spool. They are pulled up to a click, which indicates that the line has come out of the clips.

The tips are threaded into the holes of the trimmer spool housing

The coil is fastened into the housing. The fishing line in the spool is replaced.

The fishing line in the spool is replaced

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