How to Load String in a Milwaukee Trimmer

Looking to get the most out of your Milwaukee trimmer? Check out this quick guide on how to load string into your trimmer.

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In this guide, we’ll show you how to load string in a Milwaukee trimmer. Before you begin, make sure that you have the correct type and size of string for your trimmer. You’ll also need a spool of string.

If you’re not sure what type or size of string to use, consult your owner’s manual or the manufacturer’s website.

##To load string in a Milwaukee trimmer:##
1. First, remove the cap from the spool of string.
2. Next, insert the end of the string into the hole in the spool.
3. Then, wind the string around the spool until it’s completely wrapped around at least one time.
4. Finally, replace the cap on the spool and insert the spool into the trimmer head.

What You Need

-Spool of .065 inch diameter trimmer line
-Gloves (optional)

1. Open the trimmer head by unscrewing the retaining bolt in the center of the head clockwise with a Phillips screwdriver. The spool will drop down when the bolt is removed.
2. Cut a length of trimmer line off of the spool using scissors. The length you cut will depend on how much line you want to load onto the spool. A good rule of thumb is to cut a piece that is twice as long as the diameter of the spool. So, for a .065 inch diameter spool, you would cut a 13 inch long piece of trimmer line.
3. Feed one end of the trimmer line through the eyelet on the bottom of the spool and pull it up through the center of the spool until there is an equal amount of line on both sides of the spool.
4. Pull both ends of the trimmer line taunt and hold them together while you screw the retaining bolt back into place in the center of the head, hand-tightening it clockwise until it is snug against the bottom of the spool. Be sure not to over-tighten, as this can damage or break the plastic housing on some models.


To load string in a Milwaukee trimmer, first remove the spool cap from the trimmer. Then, insert the end of the string into the spool, and wind the string around the spool in a clockwise direction. Be sure to leave about 6 inches of string hanging out of the spool. Finally, replace the spool cap and tighten it until it is snug.


Now that you know how to load string in a Milwaukee trimmer, you can get back to work on your lawn and garden. Be sure to follow the steps carefully to avoid damaging the trimmer or injuring yourself. With a little practice, you’ll be able to load new string quickly and easily.

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