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Old 11-11-2013, 05:28 AM
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Weed eater head

I realize this is not the place for this but I think I'll be a better quality answer here. I have a red max weed eater. It's a 2350, the one that is really light. It is two or three years old. It has the same head on it that all the new ones do that is currently in the showroom. I haven't had one lick of trouble out of it till this year. When I bump the head, it doesn't let the line out. I have replaced all the parts of the head individually (including the spring) one at a time. I am using the same line I have been using since day one. This year I had a new guy start weed eating and it worked fine for him all year till bout two months ago, we started having problems. It sucks having to stop and let the line out manually. Anybody have any experience with this problem?
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Old 11-11-2013, 05:49 AM
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Weed eater head

I'd just switch out the head for a new one, my local Echo dealer is selling one now call the speed loader. I don't know who makes it. But I like it.
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:28 PM
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I'd just switch out the head for a new one, my local Echo dealer is selling one now call the speed loader. I don't know who makes it. But I like it.
plus one on switching th ehead out. I think sometimes the inside of the head can wear and cause your problem.

first I would check for dirt in center column of the trimmer head. where the spring goes. that can also stop it from working properly. it doesn't aways look dirty becayse it gets packed flat and cant be seen easily
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Old 11-11-2013, 08:01 PM
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Have ya tried a Speed Feed head?
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Old 11-11-2013, 08:04 PM
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Have ya tried a Speed Feed head?
+1 speedfeed head, it was designed by Shindaiwa but now echo owns them and gives oregen the rights to make them as well. Once you use one you'll be hooked.
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