Originally Posted by KyDan
As far as the black max and champion and others--- for $10 or $20 more
they could put a REALLY efficient muffler on there and have a great
Why don't they do it??
Mine looks similar to the one that Sherdep posted.
It's not too loud - more than Inverter type, less than
most Contractor types I've seen,,,ahhh that is, heard.
The funny thing is that most of the sound doesn't seem
to be the exhaust, but more like mechanical sound from
the Prime Mover or the Alternator. Not sure that better
muffler would help all that much. A little maybe.
I suspect the Alternator as the real culprit as most of
the noise from mine sounds more like a "whirring"
mechanical type of sound rather than exhaust