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Old 08-06-2013, 10:35 PM   #1
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Pulled the trigger- Honda EU2000i with companion

I just pulled the trigger on a pair of Honda EU2000i generators, one the companion model with parallel cables and the rv adapter plug. I really wanted just one genny, such as the EU3000is, but I figure I could resell these easily for near the price I paid if they are a pain to use in parallel. This will be nice to keep the battery topped off when boon-docking!

Bought from a reputable eBay user for $2039 shipped. Should have them early next week.
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Old 08-07-2013, 12:12 AM   #2
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Congrats on your purchase. I assume these units are new? I have been researching generators for some time now. Like you I feel the 2000i and companion are the best choice. They are quiet and should provide you with 4,000 amps. There will be times IMHO that you will need only one unit. My wife said we should get them..that's a green light in my book.
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Old 08-07-2013, 01:00 AM   #3
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Yeah, brand new in box. If anyone wants his user name, I can PM you the information.
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:31 PM   #4
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An update, of sorts.

So I am guessing that the person/eBayer I bought these from is a distributor for Honda and gets dealer pricing. Then he charges a little less than the competition and makes a little and saves people a little.

Example. I paid less for the combo set than Wise Sales has it listed for, yet my items are being shipped from Wise Sales.

I just found this interesting and another good way for members to save some money.
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:46 PM   #5
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That should be 4,000 watts, not amps. 4,000 amps would be a huge generator.
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:46 PM   #6
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Got a pair myself and am very happy. Quite and dependable. Runs my 15000 a/c no problem.
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Old 08-13-2013, 03:28 PM   #7
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The man in brown visited me today! Now I need some ethanol free gas and 10/30 and I can fire them up.
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Old 08-13-2013, 04:22 PM   #8
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Bought my first Honda generator in 2002 (1000i) and my second Honda generator last year (EU3000i) and would definitely buy another. Trouble free and quiet. Fabulous generators! Honda got it right.
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Old 08-15-2013, 11:24 PM   #9
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I have one, and I love it! the eco-throttle on it keeps it quiet and very frugal on the fuel! usually takes a few weekend trips to go through a tank of fuel.

My brother has the companion with the hook up cables, so if needed, we got the power since we camp together frequently
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Old 08-18-2013, 11:00 PM   #10
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I bought the eu2000 and the companion three years ago. I put ethanol free gas in it the first trip. After the trip, I left the gas in the tank. A few months later I pulled the out for another trip. They would't crank. Had them serviced and everything was fine $65 later. Was told to put the red Sta-Bil in the gas. I did as told. A few months later, I had the same problem. One wouldn't crank, the other ran poorly. Another service and $125 later was told to put blue Sta-Bil (marine use) in the gas. I've been doing so for two years now and they crank on the first or second pull. I strongly recommend the blue Sta-Bil for the Hondas. Nothing against the generators. Love 'em! Quiet and miserly on the gas.
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