String trimmer weight question

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What is weight difference between carbon and metal shaft 15" string trimmers? EGO "specs" leave out weights. Amazon and Home Depot confuse product and shipping weights.
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My carbon fiber trimmer weighs about an ounce or 2 heavier than my original 15" string trimmer that doesn't have rapid reload or any other extra features. Both were weighed without battery installed.
The carbon fiber trimmer *feels* lighter and I think it's because the carbon fiber doesn't seem to transmit as much vibration along the shaft as the aluminum shaft does. That's my feeling, not sure if it's correct.