AL0951 twist line

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The manual for the EGO ST1500F Rapid Reload Bump Head string trimmer recommends Model Number AL0951 twist cutting line, implying that's an EGO part number.  But this particular cutting line or any EGO-branded line does not seem to be available anywhere including Home Depot or the EGO web site.  Also, the cutting line that was on the trimmer when I bought it is not twisted.  It's just round in cross-section.  Home Depot sells several different brands of cutting  line for string trimmers, but none of them are EGO brand and none of them are twisted.  Why is twist line recommended, and if it's all that important, where is one supposed to buy it?  So since this part number appears to be non-existent or unavailable, what type of cutting line does EGO recommend for its trimmers? 
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Alice, you are free to use whatever trimmer line you wish. Any line up to .095" diameter will work just fine.

Note that most aftermarket line will make the trimmer louder than the factory line, a benefit of the twisted design. Most people prefer the performance of the aftermarket line, though.