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Old 07-18-2012, 01:43 AM   #21
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Hammick were you able to cancel your purchase? You can buy a more powerful TV or a lighter ATV....or look at another style toy hauler? I originally looked at buying a Fleetwood Scorpipn, back in 2006...their rear gear decks carrying capacity is 1500 lbs (the S3 model) Not an A-frame, bit a defonite workhorse of a pop up trailer...I see them for sale every now and then...
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Old 07-21-2012, 11:18 AM   #22
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Yes we didn't put any money down and Matt with Cheyenne RV is very easy to work with. He apologized for not knowing about the 650lb limit and cancelled the deal without issue.

We purchased a Grey Wolf 19rr from Outpost RV in Indiana (Cheyenne didn't have one and didn't have any coming in). We pick it up Saturday.
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Old 07-21-2012, 11:25 AM   #23
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Yeay! Thats great! You'll certainly enjoy the new unit! Lool forward to seeing photos of your new baby all set up!
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Old 07-21-2012, 05:53 PM   #24
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This Champion 2000 does not run the a/c for longer than 2 minutes before it pops the breaker....it does run the cool cat fan and the fantastic fan, the radio and lights at the same time....but fug gedda bowt the a/c it cant handle the load by itself. I chose to make do with fans as I dont care to carry a 100+ lb genny everytime I go out. This 2000 weighs 48 lbs and is pretty quiet, does what I'd expect for the wattage.
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:11 PM   #25
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My Honda 2000 will not run my Cool Cat. It is ok on start-up, but, on the second re-start the generator overloads.
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Old 07-25-2012, 05:59 PM   #26
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Man this is strange. Some people are able to run the Cool Cat without problems, some not... using the same generator.

Guess I'll just have to find out for myself.
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Old 07-26-2012, 12:42 PM   #27
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Higher pressure at the compressor in restart, especially after only short periods of off time, will cause higher start loads in the compressor at 2nd startup.

The hard start capacitor would help with this and possibly prevent the overload.

Either way, you are right in the edge of capacity with the 2000 watt units.
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Old 08-03-2012, 01:47 AM   #28
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Well I just received my Yamaha 2,000 watt generator. See this thread for details:
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I will see if it will run my 10,000 BTU Cool Cat when I pick up my trailer in a couple of weeks.

It was 107 here today. Fortunately, hot weather won't be here for a couple more weeks.
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Old 08-03-2012, 08:50 AM   #29
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Marantha,
Looking forward to your gen results.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:32 PM   #30
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I receieved my generator and it is working fine. See LINK HERE.

There are a couple links I found that said guys were able to start their air conditioners when they switched to synthetic oil. It doesn't seem like it would make much difference but it's worth trying. I went ahead and put synthetic oil in my generator for a variety of reasons. The generator only uses about half a quart of oil in the engine so the cost difference in using the synthetic is probably less than $2 per oil change.

Another thing I read is that the generator engines put out a bit more power after they are broken in. Every little bit helps I suppose.
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