ST1500SF Trimmer Head flew off

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While using the ST1500SF the trimmer head flew off.  I had not noticed it being loose at any point.  I had just loaded the string in the head and I would have thought I would have noticed if it was loose.  I cannot find the flange, it must be lost in the grass somewhere.  I called about this and I am being told I need to BUY the part.  Shouldn't this be under the warranty?  Is this a design flaw?  I am concerned that this maybe on ongoing issue since I am seeing others are having the same issue.  I don't want to get hit by it if it fly's off again.  Maybe there should be a nylon type lock nut or something?  I just don't understand why the unit fails and I am paying for parts.  Just what does the warranty cover?
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Doug

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The warranty covers anything that isn't designed to wear out and be replaced.

The trimmer head is kind of like brake pads. They usually last a long time and sometimes seem to fail prematurely. But generally not covered under warranty.