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Old 09-08-2016, 02:47 PM   #1
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What size generator - 2017 Rockwood 2504S

I looking to buy a portable gas generator for my 2017 Rockwood 2504S travel trailer that will handle running everything. I want make sure I purchase the right size, do you know what size I will need. Thanks for your help. I'm hoping someone here has the same trailer and knows what size works. I have searched sites and in the Forums and have not seen the answer.

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Old 09-08-2016, 02:50 PM   #2
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I looking to buy a portable gas generator for my 2017 Rockwood 2504S travel trailer that will handle running everything. I want make sure I purchase the right size, do you know what size I will need. Thanks for your help.

Mike
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I'm also interested in the answer to this question so hopefully good info is to follow.

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Old 09-08-2016, 03:11 PM   #3
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Do a search as there have been plenty of questions and answers to this question. You also need to furnish more info on what you are wanting to run and btu of ac. Later RJD
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Do a search as there have been plenty of questions and answers to this question. You also need to furnish more info on what you are wanting to run and btu of ac. Later RJD
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As was said, there is a ton of posts/threads here that can provide you plenty of information.

But here are some basic questions :
Do you plan on using the generator in a campground?
Do you want quiet or cheap?
Do you want to run the a/c?
If so, what size is your a/c?

Seeing that you're in Sonoma County, I'm assuming that you want a generator for staying at California State Parks.
As former California residents, who primarily camped there, we got a Honda 2000i inverter generator.
We rarely needed to run the a/c so it is perfect for us.
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Old 09-08-2016, 05:19 PM   #6
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Thank you

Thank you, what size trailer do you have? Does the 2000 run everything at once?

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Old 09-08-2016, 07:17 PM   #7
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Thank you, what size trailer do you have? Does the 2000 run everything at once?

Mike
I have a 24' HTT with a 13.5k a/c.
It will run everything at once except the a/c.
But there's no need to run the fridge and WH on generator. Run them on propane.
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I have the model MiniLite 2304. I installed an Onan
2500 watt propane generator on it. Handles everything but not the A/C. I should mention that we only run one of the following at any one time:
- hair dryer
- coffee maker or
- toaster
If you're careful like above even a 2000watt will do the job.
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I looking to buy a portable gas generator for my 2017 Rockwood 2504S travel trailer that will handle running everything. I want make sure I purchase the right size, do you know what size I will need. Thanks for your help. I'm hoping someone here has the same trailer and knows what size works.
Mike, we have the Micro Lite 25KS a twin to the Mini Lite 2503S, so its about the same size as your trailer, our Champion 3400w model 100261, inverter gen. is due to be delivered on Monday,

from the research I've done it is fully sufficient to handle our 13,500 ac, plus enough other stuff to be comfortable, its almost equal to having two of the 2000w connected in parallel,........ it has elect. start with wireless remote(that should be a very handy item) $997.77 full price, free shipping, no tax, ... there isn't an extended run system for that model YET, but Champion says they are aware of the demand for it and imply they are considering it,..... anyway you may be interested in it, ... link below to the lowest price I found......

Champion Inverter Generators
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Get a Honda 3000 watts gen. the Champion is to loud and cheap
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