There is an upside to everything.
I was angry yet sighed with relief that battery was removed, so he couldn’t hurt himself.
The whipper-snipper initially appeared undamaged. Whilst Jai sat in his time-out chair, I checked it out.
Push-thingie in head not there. Quite sure it was there when last used. Without it, the spool can’t be removed easily.
Then I realised this could actually work in my favor: If I buy the same model, I will have extra battery & charger. And possibly spare parts.
Their mummies birthday gift will have to wait another week.