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Old 07-12-2016, 05:21 PM   #1
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generators?

what portable inverter generator do you use and WHY?
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Old 07-12-2016, 05:23 PM   #2
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There are MANY discussions about this. Use the search feature please.
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Old 07-12-2016, 05:25 PM   #3
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Really, how hard is it to say Honda 2000's paired?


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Old 07-12-2016, 06:10 PM   #4
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Champion 2000 paired when needed for the AC.
Reason: low price, ease of operation (starting), low noise level and reliability.
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Old 07-12-2016, 06:15 PM   #5
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Really, how hard is it to say Honda 2000's paired?


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And we have daily "china bomb" "gas vs diesel " "1/2 ton vs 3/4 ton" "level or slideout first" "which wdh" "how fast to drive" threads, why not a new Generator thread??
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Old 07-12-2016, 06:28 PM   #6
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Ya da Boliy all the way. Beats Honda hands down. Later RJD
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Old 07-13-2016, 03:08 AM   #7
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Honda 2000i.
Only weighs 50lbs and can run everything except the a/c.
But it has run my Dometic 13.5k a/c at lower altitudes.
And if I get a bigger RV, I can buy a second one and parallel if I need more power.
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Old 07-13-2016, 07:49 AM   #8
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I'll bite. I love my Honda EU3000is. it runs everything in our unit no issues at all. Only thing I wish it had was a remote start that I have seen on units costing much less. Sorry but I have never heard a genny as quiet as the Honda or Yamaha 3k class gennys, I actually had a neighbor camper come over with his wife to look at it and she said that is so quiet it would put you to sleep listening to it. I have run my Honda for almost 20 hours on a tank of fuel and that included periods of running the AC on the trailer and our Keurig. Heavy.. Of course it is that is part of the reason it is so quiet at 135lbs or so you either need help to get it in the truck or use a tractor loader like I do. When we dry camp I usually just chain it in the box of the truck and it stays there. IMO, you get what you pay for. Mine is now 8 years old and still barely turns over and it is running on the original factory battery.
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Yamaha 3000iesb with remote start, very quiet....runs 13.5k ac and all other appliances with proper load management, stays in the back of the truck and takes two men to steal if they really want it.....
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OK.... here we go. Yep, lots of gen threads already here but sure, why not.

Do your research on the cheaper gens. And then buy Hondas. We have two 10 year old eu2000i with a 6 gal feeder tank. Perfect for us. Our group of friends all buy the cheaper gens and have new ones about every two years or less. I think we are way ahead on the cost and reliability curve
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