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Old 05-04-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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What size generator do I need to power my 2013 Forest River Salem 30QBSS?
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:51 PM   #2
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The boliy 3600 would do you just fine to run everything.
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:53 PM   #3
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if

if
we go to the search engine here on page
and look around a little
there are many good long threads regarding
what generators it takes to run
1 - AC
or 1 - AC and other elect appliances

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Old 05-04-2012, 07:57 PM   #4
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Afew questions. Do you plan to power your AC with it? What other appliances do you want to run with it. Is quietness important to you? Answer these and you will get some good responses.
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:58 PM   #5
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this is handy when looking at what you need for generator amps normal appliance amp draws
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:00 PM   #6
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a 13.5BTU air conditioner and the lights. Fridge and water heater will run on the propane tanks. Quietness is semi-important. Want to be able to camp with family at a cabin that will blow if we plug into it.
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do you know where it is made ?

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The boliy 3600 would do you just fine to run everything.
looks nice steeleshark
do you know where it is made ?
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Personally I would look at something around 3000 watts. I had a Yamaha ef2400 that I had mixed results with starting the AC and that was with a soft start capacitor on my AC. I believe it was due to my altitude of 6500 ft. I just replaced it with a Honda eu3000is generator. I am very happy with it. Starts the AC without a hitch with some room to spare. It is extremely quiet and seems to be very fuel efficient. There are numerous generators out there. Honda, Yamaha and Boliy are among the quietest. Honda and Yamaha are spendy but well tested and reliable. I almost bought a Boliy but was scared away at the last minute by a few reviews I read. There are some good reviews on it as well but in the end I went with the Honda. It is hard to find a bad review on them or the Yamaha. I chose the Honda over a comparable Yamaha for a couple reasons. About 20lbs lighter, slightly better DB rating of 49DB verses 53DB rating at 1/4 load, 3 year warranty and about $250 less. You can't go wrong with either one though.
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:15 PM   #9
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What if I didn't run the air?
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You could get by with 2000 watts and still run microwave, etc. I would recommend listening to a few different ones before deciding. You will get sick of listening to the louder ones in a hurry.
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