Problem installing discharge attachment.

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Love the mower, however... every time I install the rear discharge attachment, since it has to be held in place, the lift flap strikes my arm as I release ti to hold the attachment. I am on blood thinners and it causes bruising.. It would seem to me that a clip or snap in feature on this attachment would alleviate the problem. . This way you could push the attachment into place and then release the retaining flap.
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David, here is a video showing how to properly install the accessories. https://youtu.be/V9c7y0T8iac
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Are you allowing the rear door to sort of snap down when closing it and that's why it's hitting your arm? Maybe a more gradual and controlled closing of the rear door would help avoid banging down onto your arm and avoid bruising or bleeding. Maybe just a slight change in technique...
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I have learned to do just that and it works. However, you shouldn’t have to develop a “technique “ to use $600 mower.
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I guess for me it's not exactly a technique but common sense. I'd prefer the rear door not bang in to me so I just don't let it happen. Not sure what price has to do with anything when common sense seems to have solved your problem.
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True, at least for those of us with a gentle touch. I know plenty of people with common sense, but for whatever reason(s) tend to believe rough on things. It's not intentionally done that way; it's just the way they do it. I see these differences in sports; I've coached several sports and know they're doing the best they can with their God-given abilities and all the coaching in the world won't change them.
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Yeah, except OP has already resolved the problem by using common sense. 
Anyway, I understand OP's request to make EGO more or less responsible for how the back lid closes, but in the meantime OP needed to do something so it wouldn't keep happening.
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Rear discharge?   I didn't even know there was such a thing for the EGO mowers.  There is a bag, a mulch plug, and a side discharge.  Am I missing something?
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The side discharge attachment is installed on the rear of the mower!! Your comment does nothing to solve the problem.
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I asked a question.   YOUR comment didn't answer my question.  I thought maybe there is a new attachment.   have  a great day!
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David Hall, sometimes questions get asked to help clarify and make it easier to give a helpful answer. I think that's all Dave was trying to accomplish here so he could be helpful.
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