Didn't know I had to buy specific multi-head system - wasted money

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I purchased the ST1500SF String Timmer in addition to an extension pole and pole saw. I finally went to use the pole saw when I realized there was no easy way to remove the trimmer and install the saw. After researching it appears I needed to buy the specific multi-head system. This was not clear to me when I purchased the individual parts. I now have to waste money on an additional head to use my saw.
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I’m not sure how the powerhead system isn’t clear. Either you’re buying stand alone items or interchangeable ones. Just a mistake, not wasted money
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Did you not need a string trimmer? If your purchase was within 90 days (or 1 year if you used an HD card), you can return it to Home Depot. Then get the powerhead. 
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You have 90 days to exchange. Just figure out what you need before getting out the credit card this time! :-)
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I bought the blade over 90 days ago - just tried to use it today for the first time. The Home Depot I was at didn't display the multi-head, but they did have a string trimmer right next to the pole saw. All other multi-tool options I've purchased from other companies didn't have the two separate options - meaning every head was a multi-tool. I just didn't research it and now I have to buy a multi-tool head just to be able to use the blade. $150+ down the drain. 
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Well, you have a great string trimmer.
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Home depot is currently selling the power head (bare tool, no battery or charger) with an edger attachment for $129. Might be the cheapest way to go, plus you get a bonus edger.
(I think you need to order it online, not sure if your store will stock it or not.)