Convert a 15" trimmer to a power head?

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After being frustrated with my gas trimmer, my wife got me the 15" Ego trimmer for Christmas. I love it. My only complaint was I couldn't use the edger attachment I already had for my old Ryobi trimmer. Then today I see this power head system... My trimmer has the split shaft, is there any way to get the hardware to convert it from a folding shaft to the interchangeable one? Seems like my black hinge and the green couplers would swap right out! 
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Posted 3 years ago

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Ben, your trimmer has the motor in the end of the tool, and the Power Head has the motor up by the battery. Unfortunately, no. :-(

The PH system is expandable though, and as more and more tools come out for it the value proposition to switch will be better and better if you need those tools. Next year they are planning to release a pole hedge trimmer and a brush cutting blade as well.