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Old 10-17-2019, 05:17 AM
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Look, I was looking for generator discussion, and found this thread https://www.survivalistboards.com/sh...d.php?t=845818
but it's old, so please, if someone's an owner of champion, pulsar or ford (6-7K watts) dual fuel machine, I would be grateful if you described why it is a good/bad choice
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Old 10-17-2019, 06:12 AM
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Well, I have a champion 7-9kw dual fuel.

It works fine although I have not needed it for hard use so I can’t really give a comprehensive review other than “it works”.
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Well, I read some reviews on Amazon and review sites like this. But that's vacuity and opinions sound biased. I am not in a hurry so probably someone will tell more.
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Look, I was looking for generator discussion, and found this thread https://www.survivalistboards.com/sh...d.php?t=845818
but it's old, so please, if someone's an owner of champion, pulsar or ford (6-7K watts) dual fuel machine, I would be grateful if you described why it is a good/bad choice
I am interested as well.
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Champion pretty nice for cheap Chinese. Used their tech support once on my latest Champion generator. They were great on the phone. Ended up being the coil, was a little more than I wanted to deal with, with the time I had available. So dropped it at a warranty center. Only complaint there was my two options are both over an hour from the house. But was working near one, so not big deal this time.

Champion does have great online tech support. There was step by step instructions for changing the coil. Been meaning to print the instructions out. Put together a repair kit with the instructions and few spare parts in an ammo can.

My next big generator for the house will be a Champion dual fuel.

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Last year I bought a Pulsar 10,000 watt dual fuel. PG&E outages sucked. I bought dual fuel so I could run Propane because it is safer than storing gasoline and I don't worry about gas going bad. The downside is propane only gets up to 9,000 watts. A 20 pound tank runs about 9.5 hours. Home depot had them on sale for $800, $500 off. I had to pick it up in Reno because the carb wasn't California compliant, that has since changed. Another plus is their customer service. First time I pulled the starter cord the spring either broke, or was shipped broken. Two days later I had a new one, no questions asked.
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I have the Duromax on the review except mine is a 10K watt model. 18hp. I like that I can run propane and not ruin the fuel system by having gas residue sitting for months or maybe a year before use. One thing I have found and after research it may be a trait of running propane, hot starts can be difficult. A couple times it just wouldn't restart until it cooled off some.
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