string trimmer spinning backwards

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new trimmer bought today, string spinning opposite arrow on string gaurd
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Which trimmer did you buy?
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ST1521S Power string trimmer with power load. I just check again and it is spinning in the direction of the arrow. That is opposite to my Stihl gas trimmer and it keeps spitting in my face. I wonder if I just have to get used to the opposite spin?
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Yeah, for some reason some of EGO's trimmers do spin opposite to most other manufacturer's trimmers. I imagine as long as you aren't swapping from the Stihl to the EGO trimmer on a back and forth basis you'll quickly get used to the opposite spin.
And, no, no way to reverse the spin.
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Thanks for confirmation.