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Ryobi 500W RLT5030

Ryobi 500W RLT5030

2.9 from 9 reviews · View Details

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Grumpy A.

Grumpy A.South East Queensland, QLD

Does the job...

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Purchased in January 2020 at Bunnings Warehouse for A$99.00.

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Grass Type Short grass

Rubbish. Dont buy

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I've had this trimmer for more than a year and it has been a terrible experience. Line tears off after 15 seconds of use and takes couple minutes to set it back up. Buy one with proper line not this cassette crappy one

Purchased in May 2017 at Sydney Wide Chiropractic for A$100.00.

Build Quality
Ease of Use
Cleaning & Maintenance
Noise Level
Safety
Value for Money
Product is used Occasionally
Grass Type Short grass
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Questions & Answers

Carl C

Carl Casked

line keeps unwinding when operating how do I set it

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Aamirch657
Aamirch657

Idea is to wind it really tightly. Use atleast 1.6 mm thick line. That helped me

Ross
Ross

Hi Carl First of all, get the correct line for the trimmer which is 1.6mm twist Powerfit. Second, get the right length: A good way is to measure it from fingertip to fingertip across your body with arms opened out, then using the first line as a measure cut another exactly the same. Thirdly: Wind both lines on at the same time making sure they are anchored into the holes in the spindle and MOST important wind them on in the correct direction. There are arrows printed on the outside of the spool. Fourthly : Wind them on tight and line the ends up with the eyelet holes and pull them through to the outside. Hope this helps. PS There are instructions on YouTube as well.

dialal

dialalasked

is there a harness to fit this model as it is rather heavy to use?

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Mainspring729
Mainspring729

Not that I am aware of.

Ajay

Ajayasked

As replacement is for 1.5mm, can i use 3mm instead ? any suggestions ? will it hold well ?

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Mainspring729
Mainspring729

I don't now, and would ask at Bunnings.

Damodon
Damodon

I would avoid trying to use a different line. I was told that they 'should' work but when I tried it, I found it to be an expensive failed experiment.

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