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Baloney72
09-20-2010, 03:15 PM
Im trying to change the head on my Ryobi 875r gas trimmer to a brush/heavy grass head but haven't had any luck on trying to figure out how to remove the outer spool so i can expose the shaft so i can put the new head on. I know there should be a hole in the nut above the outer spool (see pic) that would hold the shaft so i could just screw it off but i cant find the hole! Please help with any advice. Thanks!

Steve
09-22-2010, 08:50 PM
Do you have a pic of the new head? Maybe we can see where it attaches and go from there?

greenblade1
10-05-2010, 01:52 PM
I took a smaller allen wrench and put it into the opening that would expose that hole, and turned the head until it finally pushed in and held it in place. It is a reverse thread on mine, mine is a 780 BR. Hope this helps.

Baloney72
10-06-2010, 12:33 AM
Thanks for your help guys but I just ended up cutting the outer spool off an fitting the new attachment that way