In this manual, we will step by step analyze the entire replacement process. Looking ahead, there are two ways to tackle 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.
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
Bottom 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.
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 withdrawing fishing line from the body of the trimmer spool (see 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
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 partition.
The fishing line is inserted into the slot
In a previously defined direction, a 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.
Video: Winding Fishing Line On Trimmer Skil 0739
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 fixed in a similar way. 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 button coil is latched into the trimmer spool housing.
Coil with button snap into the trimmer spool housing
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.
Successfully replacing fishing line
The tips so that they do not hit the trim cover can and should be trimmed.
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 winded pieces 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. 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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Owners who have their own household plots often encounter the problem of keeping a lawn, namely, the need for high-quality mowing of grass. For these purposes, either a manual or an electric braid is used. a trimmer (see photo). It is clear that working with the electric model is much easier and faster. The grass is mowed using a fishing line rotating at high speeds. But during operation, the thread wears out over time and requires a change. So how do you rewind the fishing line on the trimmer reel with your own hands?
Types of fishing line
The thread for the trimmer can be divided into types according to its diameter. It can begin with the smallest. 1.2 millimeters and reach up to 4 millimeters. The most commonly used is a diameter of 2 millimeters. But it is necessary to select it strictly individually, based on the specific model of the device. Often the required diameter of the product is indicated in the passport on the product. Usually the more powerful the trimmer, the larger the diameter of the fishing line should be. For example, it is best to wind a thread with a diameter of 2.4 millimeters on a coil of lawn mowers, and for a product with a weak engine, a thread diameter of 1.6 millimeters is suitable.
Fishing lines differ in type of section. It can be round (for mowing ordinary grass), square (for soft and often mowed grass), with sharp edges (for tall grass), with notches (for thin grass), and also complex (see photo). The latter can not be filled in all types of devices. It should be noted that the line is intended solely for mowing grass. To cope with other types of plants, it is necessary to use lawn mowers with a sharp knife. The length of the threads that can be tucked into the trimmer can range from 10 to 100 meters.
How to wind a line onto a trim reel
Spools of products may have different filing systems. This can be manual, semi-automatic or automatic feed. Depending on this, it is necessary to wrap the fishing line. So how do you thread a bobbin? To begin with, the cap is unscrewed on the coil (see video). If the thread on it is left-handed, then you need to turn it clockwise, and not as usual.
Such a thread is made so that during the operation of the product the trimmer head cannot unwind. To fill the thread will require about 5 meters of material (see photo). It must be folded strictly in half, insert the center into the space provided on the device and wind it in the direction of the arrow, which should be drawn on the reel, as in the video. After that, you just need to tighten the cap.
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