Mounting guard on carbon fiber string trimmer head

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I am having a hard time securing the screws all the way in so that the guard doesn't move.  It seems as though the holes in the head are too small.

I have tried starting over a couple times, but they don't quite tighten all the way before it feels like the allen wrench will break.

Is there a trick to this?
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Craig, those screws should go in smoothly as long as they`re not cross threaded.  About the only thing I can think of is, perhaps the metal bar is missing from the guard?  There's supposed to be a metal bar the screws go through first before going through the guard.  If this is missing maybe this would allow the screws to go too deep and bottom out in the hole?