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EGO's new 56-Volt Cordless 15" Auto-Wind String Trimmer with Carbon Fiber Shaft is the first string trimmer with an auto-wind head, but what does that mean for you? Find out here! 

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David Ceremuga

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It means I have fingers again with no cuts.
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szwoopp, Champion

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No aggravation.  Appreciate the explanation of why the carbon fiber.  Agree that a fuel gauge would be oh so nice!
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Blue Angel, Champion

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Looks like a heckuva unit!
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Oregon Mike, Champion

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Oh, I sure hope they offer a retrofit head to the ol' 15" trimmer.
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Blue Angel, Champion

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Wishful thinking... I’m sure it’s more than a quick bolt-in swap. :-(
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szwoopp, Champion

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I'm no engineer, but I can't see that being made available.  Seems it is a change to the motor operation as well as the physical part change.  
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Oregon Mike, Champion

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It probably is just wishful thinking, but wouldn't it be neat if it happened?
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szwoopp, Champion

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$169 for a new one.  How much could the retro fit possibly sell for $99 ? $79 ?
How much demand would there be ?
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Oregon Mike, Champion

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I know, I know. But isn't it fun just to consider the idea? 
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Michael G

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Nice review - that free spinning cap on the head is a neat idea. Nice if it could be retrofitted too.
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cb3

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A straight shaft version with no aluminum bolt in the middle is mentioned in the video  - will this be available soon?
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