Download Table of Contents Print this page

Maintenance; Service Information; Specifications - Black & Decker GL1000 Instruction Manual

14” (35cm) trimmer/edger


Available languages
Table of Contents
5. Insert the ends of the line through the slots on the reel
spool. Pull the excess line until you can remove it
through the retaining slots, as shown in Fig. L.
6. Press the spool down GENTLY and rotate it until you
feel it is fixed in place and then push it to adjust it.
(When in place, the spool will rotate freely a few
degrees to the left and to the right). Be careful to keep
the line from getting stuck under the spool.
7. Replace the spool cover as shown in Fig. M, by
pushing and pressing on the reel cover.
Note: Make sure the cover is in the correct position,
you must hear two clicks to ensure that the two tabs
are correctly placed. Turn on the tool. In a few
seconds or less, you'll hear the nylon line cutting
automatically to the proper length.


Warning! Before making this change, make sure that
line trimmer is switched OFF and unplugged.
Maintenance and storage
a. Always unplug the machine from the electric power
supply (i.e. remove from the power outlet) before
cleaning or performing maintenance.
b. Use only parts and accessories recommended by the
c. Inspect and maintain the machine regularly. The
machine must only be repaired by authorized
d. When the machine is not in use, store it in a place
away from the reach of children.
Warning! To avoid serious injury, turn off and unplug
the tool before performing any
1. Keep the air intake slots clear (Fig. N) to prevent
2. The cutting line can dry out over time. To keep the line
in optimum conditions, store the pre-coiled
replacement spools or the line in a sealed plastic bag
with a tablespoon of water.
3. Plastic parts can be cleaned using mild soap and a
damp cloth.
4. The line cutter on the end of the guard can become
dull over time. We recommend periodical maintenance
of the blade's edge with a file.
Important! To assure product SAFETY and RELIABILITY,
repairs, maintenance and adjustment (other than those
listed in this manual) should be performed by authorized
service centers or other qualified service personnel,
always using identical replacement parts.
Replacement line is available from your local dealer, or a
BLACK+DECKER service center.
Recommended accessories for your trimmer are shown in
this manual. The use of any other accessory or attachment
might be hazardous.
No. Cat.DF-080 Replacement Spool with 30 feet of Nylon
Caution! Use only recommended accessories with
your string trimmer. The use of any other attachment or
accessory might be hazardous. Use only specially treated.
2,0mm (0,080") diameter Nylon line.
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste. Should
you find one day that your BLACK+DECKER
product needs replacement, or if it is of no
further use to you, do not dispose of it with
household waste. Make this product available for
separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and packaging
allows materials to be recycled and used again.
Re-use of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand
for raw materials. Local regulations may provide
for separate collection of electrical products from
the household, at municipal waste sites or by the
retailer when you purchase a new product.


BLACK+DECKER offers a full network of company-owned
and authorized service locations. All BLACK+DECKER
Service Centers are staffed with trained personnel to provide
customers with efficient and reliable power tool service.
For more information about our authorized service centers
and if you need technical advice, repair, or genuine factory
replacement parts, contact the BLACK+DECKER location
nearest you, or visit us at


No-Load speed
Cutting diameter
Feed type
Replacement spool
Line size
220V ~ 50Hz
220V ~ 60Hz
120V ~ 60Hz
127V ~ 60Hz
7200/min (rpm)
35cm (14")
3,1kg (6,9lb)
2mm (0,080")

Hide quick links:


Table of Contents

Table of Contents