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Old 10-05-2013, 01:12 AM   #11
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I've got the power, well soon I will.

Just ordered my Honda eu2000i from Mayberrys 899.00 no tax or shipping cost. I searched, best price out there I think. Now before it arrives I need to learn how to use it. Does my A127th have a cord I plug into my generator? I camped cold last week cause I just bought the camper and didn't't know the battery could heat it for the night. I have a lot to learn. All enlightenment will be greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:55 AM   #12
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Not sure what your TT is. I may be overlooking something in your post.

First of all I doubt that you'd be able to run a furnace off a 12V battery. I'm pretty sure you'll need some source of 120V to run it. Therefore the Honda comes into play.

To run the TT from the Honda you may need a plug adaptor to fit the socket outlet on the Honda. Other than that, just plug your TT supply cord into the Honda an let her rip. Make sure you have all your load devices in the TT off so you don't ask the generator to do too much upon start up. Same thing on shut down. Turn off everything in the TT before turning off the Honda.

Now to the Honda. You'll be extremely happy that you chose this generator. It's quiet. Very reliable. Make sure you have oil in it before running it. Mine was shipped with out oil. Lots of warnings on it letting me know to put oil in it. I put about a quart of the oil specified. Can't remember the the type, but I went tout and found it at Walmart. Not terribly expensive, about US$5.00.

Gas: I tried non-ethanol thinking it would be better for my machine. NOT! I let it set up for about four months and it wouldn't crank. Got it serviced to clean out the gunk in the carb. They recommended the RED Stabil. Went through the Red Stabil with the same effects. Another trip to the service department and US$120 later they recommended BLUE Stabil. Haven't had a problem since. An 8 oz bottle of BLUE Stabil costs about US$12 and treats about 200 gallons in my case.

Now I live in SE Alabama with lots of humidity so my experience may be different. All I know is you can't let these things set up for a long period of time without some sort of fuel stabilizer in them or regular use to keep the carbs clean. Nowadays I can let them sit unused for a months and have them crank on the second or third pull.

Love my Honda.

Hope this helps.

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Old 10-05-2013, 07:49 AM   #13
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Just ordered my Honda eu2000i from Mayberrys 899.00 no tax or shipping cost. I searched, best price out there I think. Now before it arrives I need to learn how to use it. Does my A127th have a cord I plug into my generator? I camped cold last week cause I just bought the camper and didn't't know the battery could heat it for the night. I have a lot to learn. All enlightenment will be greatly appreciated.
Actually the 12v battery and propane is what's needed for the TT heater to run but if you only have one battery (make sure it is a deep cell and the higher the Ah rating the better). The heater will run the battery down (you should never use more than 50% from a battery or you will dammage it) pretty fast on a really cold night you may not make it through one night. OK so if you have the generator hooked up sending AC into the TT the converter will charge the battery whether the heater is running or not. Other options are more batteries, solar charging etc.
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:48 PM   #14
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I camped cold last week cause I just bought the camper and didn't't know the battery could heat it for the night. I have a lot to learn.
doesn't say much for your dealer's PDI.

that's a basic thing that ALL PDI's should go over, for new owners. shame on your dealer for not going over how to operate the furnace.

makes you wonder what else they didn't show you!
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Got the green light myself Saturday. We opted for the champion 3100i Mondale a cw. Walked out paying $899. Compared sound with friends honda 3000i and sound level is the same
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Got the green light myself Saturday. We opted for the champion 3100i Mondale a cw. Walked out paying $899. Compared sound with friends honda 3000i and sound level is the same
Looks good and only 94 lbs... will it power every thing you need it to?
New to this and need to pay attention to these post!

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Looks good and only 94 lbs... will it power every thing you need it to?
New to this and need to pay attention to these post!

thanks,

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I was able to power my 15k ac, fridg, on ac and TV along with the converter to keep the battery charged. I did a run test and got 6 hours off the tank of gas only down side it the small gas tank but it will work for my needs
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Looks good and only 94 lbs... will it power every thing you need it to?
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i continue to say that the new Champion 3100w inverter generator is going to impact Honda's and Yamaha's sales.
it has similar specs, including noise levels, to their versions, at half the cost.
and Champion's customer support is outstanding.
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i continue to say that the new Champion 3100w inverter generator is going to impact Honda's and Yamaha's sales.
it has similar specs, including noise levels, to their versions, at half the cost.
and Champion's customer support is outstanding.
Asking cause I don't know, but what is the decibel difference between the two?


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