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Repair guides and support for weed whackers, also known as string trimmers, weed eaters, edge trimmers or line trimmers.

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How do I remove this trimmer head? Shakespeare Push-N-Load 3-Blade

The trimmer itself is a Stihl FS 40C, I cannot get the head to stop spinning in order to twist the Shakespeare head off of the threads. I can provide any additional information as needed. Thanks in advance!

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With the trimmer head on the ground, on top of the gearbox where the head is, is a hole. You put a bar in and turn the head until the bar locates in a groove inside. Or even a screwdriver will do. This locks the shaft from moving so you can unscrew the head. I think it’s a left hand thread if I remember correctly.

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man i was stuck...with the same problem...u got it figured out for me...i knew there was a hole somewhere...but reading ur response got me to look again...and there it was lol...Preesh


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