REEL-EASY BUMP HEAD WITH SPEED WINDER

Model: #AC04156

3.0 | 29 Reviews
Reload your string trimmer in 60 seconds or less with the Reel Easy with Speed Winder. This bump feed string head makes reloading faster and easier. Simply insert line, push line through until there is an equal amount of trimmer line on both sides and use Speed Winder crank to rotate clockwise until there is 6” of line on both sides. This accessory fits RYOBI, Homelite, and Toro Trimmers, and is compatible with 0.080” and 0.095” string trimmer line.

Features

This is a consumable item and therefore is not covered by a warranty. It is warranted against defective parts and labor only and not from misuse or deterioration of the product through normal wear and tear.

View our current catalog for new product releases and the latest RYOBI savings!

Ryobi Help+

Your one stop destination for tips & techniques, manuals, troubleshooting, FAQs and more!

Specifications

  • Head Type: Bump
  • Line Type: .080 and .095

Includes

  • REEL-EASY Bump Feed Head
  • SPEED WINDER
  • 16’ of .080 in. line

Reviews

REEL-EASY BUMP HEAD WITH SPEED WINDER
REEL-EASY BUMP HEAD WITH SPEED WINDER is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 29.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works exactly as advertised The install was straightforward and easy and the head works just like the original. Loading the new line could not be easier. I have noticed several reviews indicating that there was no hole in which to put the arbor shaft through. The kit I got has 2 line guides, one white and one black. The black on is installed by default and has no hole, but it can be swapped out for the white one that does. This is shown pretty clearly in the directions. No idea if this was a recent change or not. About my only concern is the life span of the bump head. While they all wear out, it does not seem that a replacement is not available without buying an entirely new head.
Date published: 2017-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it. when I bought my trimmer it had the easy wind head, love it so much I purchased two more heads for additional shafts. Installed one on a straight shaft the other on a curved. Follow the directions and be patient, works like advertised. When installing on a curved shaft you must pop out the black inner line guide and install the white guide included in the package. This is such a time saver. I volunteer in a citizen group that does multiple clean ups on a weekly basis and can't believe how much time this set up saves. I use to hate string changes now they are no longer a hassle. Only complaint I have is I can't find replacement bump knobs, otherwise I am a satisfied customer.
Date published: 2017-08-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn't last 30 minutes Used it for the first time today. After 30 minutes the head was flopping like a loose tooth on the arbor. I stopped, took it apart and found that the spool and the white line guide (have this on a curved shaft) had melted and fused together. Bumped it three times while using it, and also found the black nut had ground away it's location in the plastic spool. Concept is good, product is worthless at a price of over $30. Spent a long time putting this together to make sure I had followed all instructions (which are also very poorly written). Will keep using my $44 cheap-o battery powered weed eater.
Date published: 2019-06-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Mislabeled: Does Not Work With Electric Trimmers I am really disappointed with the labeling on this product. The package incorrectly states it works with all Toro string trimmers. Likewise, the magazine review failed to mention this critical fact. Must have been a paid review. The unit only fits gas powered trimmers.
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from doesn't fit all trimmer heads doesn't fit all string trimmer head like it says it does .also 1 part missing from pack.
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great product in the beginning This product was easy to install and use. I did not have any issues loading the string until the teeth on the side of the bump head worn down and I was unable to use the handle to rewind the string. In addition the directional arrows wore off very quickly. By the end of the summer it was useless. I bought a new one as I was hoping it had been updated and found that I am unable to get the old bump head piece off my trimmer. It was an allen wrench tiny screw which I can not get off. I see the new version has a different way to attach but this is not helping me now.
Date published: 2019-04-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible Do not buy this product. There are so many things wrong. Took 30 minutes to install, every time I use it and I need more line it jams and you have to take it apart and re spool it. Took me 2 hours to do my small suburban yard because of this.
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not work. This product is defective. Figure 5 shows a bolt going through the spool, but there is no hole in the spool through which to insert the bolt. It cannot be installed.
Date published: 2017-05-23
  • y_2020, m_10, d_22, h_17
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_3.0.12
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_29
  • loc_en_US, sid_300741155, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RELEVANCE, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_ryobioutdoortools

Support