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Old 02-29-2016, 04:32 PM   #31
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Honda 3000
Manufacturer's Warranty 3 year limited warranty

Surge Watts 3,000
Rated Watts 2,800
Start Type Electric, recoil
Engine Displacement (cc) 196
Engine GX200
Run Time 20 hrs. @ 1/4 load; 7 1/4 hrs. @ rated load
Receptacles (qty.) 3
Parallel Ready Yes
Noise Level (dB) 49 @ 1/4 load
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Capacity (gal.) 3 1/2
Low Oil Shutdown

Champion 3100
3100 Max Watts
2800 Rated Watts
RV Ready TT-30 Outlet
12V DC Outlet
12V DC Battery Charging Cable
Up to 8 Hours of Run Time at 25% Load
Quiet 58 dBA
Built-in Handle and Wheel Kit
2 Year Limited Warranty

Yep ! Almost like a Honda !
Except the warranty is 2 years instead of Honda's 3.

Runs 8 hours at 1/4 load versus Honda's
20 hours.

58 db of noise
Versus Honda's 49

You shouldn't let a different opinion cause a meltdown, thearpy is not cheap .

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Old 02-29-2016, 04:38 PM   #32
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Thanks folks, I understand Quality! Sometimes you just got to be practical! If I was using this Gen every day I would probably go Honda, or Yamaha, but I'm not soooo what else would work, I think you gave me the answers Thanks

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Old 02-29-2016, 04:58 PM   #33
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Captpaul it all boils down to what works for you !
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Old 02-29-2016, 05:37 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by Butch Wilson View Post
You sound like a guy that buys cheap china knock offs then complains about quality !
Where do you see any evidence of complaining? I rarely buy anything but the best or better product, but in this case the price difference is SO great and the product reviews so good it was worth taking a chance. It has worked out very well so far. I'm no longer a Honda fan.
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Old 02-29-2016, 11:53 PM   #35
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Yeah, you pay about 900 dollars more for that extra Honda Warranty. I took my chances with my Boliy and Champion generators and am very happy.
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Old 03-01-2016, 02:30 AM   #36
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I'm happy with this one, Westinghouse customer service is great and I was able to get a high altitude jet for it. I bought it for charging batteries and running misc things but to my surprise it handles the 13.5 BTU Coleman AC.
I am impressed with Westinghouse products. Not related to gen's but I bought a Westy pressure washer and it has performed flawlessly.
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:40 AM   #37
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Most of these China made generators are made by some very large companies that make everything from motorcycles to you name it. Chinese products have gotten better over the years because of oversight and demand from American companies putting their name on it.

The difference in price makes them very attractive for the casual user. But if Trump becomes president, the prices are going up. ha.
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