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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Click HERE to see the chart. Useful information if you're still deciding. I purchased an inexpensive gas portable generator and plan on installing a tri fuel kit.
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I pride myself on being prepared & keeping up with my stuff :D: During the big flood - my genny ran perfectly -- about 6 hours in the late afternoon to early evening -- for about 2 weeks straight -- After the power came back on -- refreshed the gas - new plug - oil change - checked everything...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Here's the deal....I have a 30 year old 2,000 watt Coleman generator that works like a charm. I purchased a WEN from Menards 4 years ago that has 8 hours on it but have had nothing but trouble. The 2 is one 1 ....1 is none nags me. The WEN has been giving me fits. I have replaced the carb and...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Ordered it off of Amazon, just got here today. I have to say that all the reviews on this generator are absolutely spot on - a fantastic piece of equipment. Ran it for just a little while because I didn't have a lot of gas on hand. Just to see if I could make it hiccup I put an electric space...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi, friends, I am thinking of investing in a generator, and have heard really good things about Honda small engines; but, they are also expensive. I am wondering if a good compromise is the Black Max generator, from Sam's Club, powered by a Honda engine...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Have any of you ever worn out a generator? I've read through all the debates over manufactures, fuel types, sizes, etc... but has anyone actually ever worn out a home generator (<7000kw)? if so, please give details on why it died (ie..too many hours, forgot to add oil, which parts kept wearing...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    finally got one. 10,000 watts, a portable. I am now looking at the tri fuel conversion.. a thought. I used to think that by the time the Natural Gas suppliers, ( I am in the county, but have Nat, Gas.), couldnt supply me, It would probobly be past MY level of attempting to bug in! what do YOU...
  8. Urban Survival
    Ok my people. I am in the market for a generator, lets say under 500..Any recommendations??? I know you get what you pay for, I would love a Honda EU but don't have the cash... can you help?:thumb: Basic Operation: Home lighting, Frig, maybe Computer...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I want a small generator. Probably just 1000 watt. I only want to run my propane wall heater (igniter and fan) in a winter power outage or my chest freezer if the outage happens in summer. Neither of them is over 100 watts running but with start up surge of course. I know Honda would be the best...
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