Alternative trimmer guards?

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Has one tried attaching a different trimmer guard or extended theirs in any way? I love my trimmer and its plenty powerful enough. The issue I have is whenever I use it I end up covered head to toe in trimmer cuttings far more than any other unit I have used. Anyone have any suggestions? I feel I may just be ghetto-rigging it with cardboard.
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The advantage of the open guard is greater visibility and easier to get into tight spots.  The disadvantage is greater shrapnel.  You'll have to create something if you want to improve the situation, there's no alternative available.

It's really fun when you're plowing into thick juicy weeds at full throttle...  I gifted a 15" Ego trimmer to a good friend of mine as a housewarming gift, and the one piece of advice I gave him was to wear eye protection.  The next time I spoke with him he made a point of thanking me for that advice!