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How to Remove the Head on a Robin Trimmer

Updated February 21, 2017

Robin Outdoor Power Products is a company that produces professional lawn and garden tools, such as trimmers and leaf blowers. According to the company's website, they specialise in creating tough, commercial-grade equipment. Although designed for professional landscapers and yard maintenance crews, their equipment is fairly simple to maintain. Removing the head from a Robin trimmer is a simple task.

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  1. Turn the Robin trimmer upside-down, so that the trimmer head is facing upward.

  2. Grasp the bottom edge of the plastic cover attached to the trimmer head. Press in on the two tabs and pull up on the cover to remove it from the trimmer.

  3. Remove the spool of nylon twine from the centre of the head by grasping it and pulling straight up.

  4. Insert the screwdriver, provided with the trimmer, into the hole located at the base of the head gasket. Rotate the screwdriver counterclockwise to loosen the support gasket inside the trimmer.

  5. Grasp the base of the trimmer head and turn it counterclockwise to remove it from the trimmer.

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Things You'll Need

  • Trimmer screwdriver

About the Author

Kimberly Johnson is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in various online publications including eHow, Suite101 and Examiner. She has a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and began writing professionally in 2001.

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