Which direction does the EGO 8" edger attachment spin?

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I want to buy a POWER HEAD SYSTEM 8” EDGER ATTACHMENT.  I also want to buy a RootHog.  RootHog told me that electric edgers will not work with the RootHog because electric edgers actually spin backwards when used. The RootHog uses carbide capped chains which spin forward when in use.  Which direction does the EGO edger spin?
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It pulls you along while walking behind it. Dirt ejects to the rear.
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Regardless of direction, I'm not sure whether the Ego edger can accept a third-party attachment like the Root Hog. Has anyone here tried other attachments?
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I second that.

I think standard edger blades will work... I’m not sure why, but I feel like I read that somewhere. As long as the blade is the right length and the hole diameter is correct I don’t see why they wouldn’t.

That Roothog is another situation all together though. Might just have to try it to find out.