Can I use a higher gauge .095 string with the 12" string trimmer?

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Can I use a higher gauge string, like .095 with the string trimmer? If not, can you replace the head with a model that can accept .095 string?  I feel like that is the only downside to this machine and all electric machines in general is the fact that you can't use "big boy" string.

I purchased this machine yesterday, 4/2/14 and I absolutely love it!  The power is great, I just wish that I could use string that will stand up to a little more abuse, I do a lot of trimming up against chain link fencing in my yard, plus some edging, .080 will not hold up as well in those situations.
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Posted 6 years ago

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Daniel, at this time, the EGO Power+ 12" String Trimmer is designed for use with .080-in. line. We have not tested the product with any other line diameters. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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