split shaft carbon fiber trimmer

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my elbow on the split shaft carbon fiber shaft broke. is there any way to replace this part?
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My sense is no, but since your trimmer is less than 5 years old it's under warranty. Give EGO CS a call. 
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I have been trying to decide between getting the carbon fiber split shaft that comes with battery, or the straight shaft (no split-no elbow) for close to the same price, but with no battery.  I was thinking that with the elbow there is more to go wrong, though.  Which is what happened with the person above. Any thoughts/comments?

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I haven't read any posts here about the shafts coming apart until now. They seem pretty robust to me. The shafts are split to make them fit into smaller boxes that are easy to transport. Once you bolt them together you leave them that way.

That said, a straight shaft would be problem-free for sure.