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Old 05-16-2016, 11:21 AM   #1
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New Generator Option for our A-Frames

Just leaving my feedback about the new Westinghouse 2400 Watt generator in case anyone else is on the fence like I was about choosing between a 2k or a much larger 3k generator. Being a newer generator on the market it didn't have many reviews and took a risk purchasing, granted I don't know it's long term reliability I'm happy to say it lives up to its claims of producing a continuous 2k watts / 2400 max and was sufficient to run my Cool Cat, two fans, fridge, lights and stereo on eco mode for around 7 hours. Was able to bring the camper to a retreat center instead of sleeping in bunk beds, and no one even noticed it running, the green color is nice as it blends into the surroundings.

This was my first time bondocking the A Frame, besides running out of water quicker then I thought it went very smoothly. Looking forward to more in the future, if only TX had more public lands!
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Old 05-16-2016, 03:46 PM   #2
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What was the price? That`s the first I have heard of a Westinghouse Gen. set, it looks great.
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What was the price? That`s the first I have heard of a Westinghouse Gen. set, it looks great.
http://www.amazon.com/Westinghouse-W.../dp/B01720SV1A
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Looks like a great option. Was thinking of 2 Champion 2000's to be sure the air would work. But this would be better.

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I bought one in March, $619 free delivery. Starts easy, it's a new model, the older 2000 couldn't be paired, the new one can in fact they were running a special.....buy two and we'll include the cables the sync them. 40 lbs , easy to start. I've been using it to charge my batteries in front of the house in between trips. very happy so far.
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Yes I bought mine from the AP generators site as well since it came with a free cover, had my fingers crossed I wouldn't have to buy another to run parallel and fortunately won't have to!
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Old 05-17-2016, 01:54 PM   #7
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I chatted with a salesman ? about this 2400 unit. When I told him my AC drew about 17 amps after running around 30 seconds he informed me I would be overdriving this generator at that load. He claimed continuous load for this gen was 16.7 amps. To be honest he wasn't very helpful. And when I asked for their best offer he told me I was looking at it. There was a chance at a sale but he killed it. Think I will stick with a Yamaha, I can get locally.

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Maybe a salesman isn't the best soutce. Should have called Westpro the manufacturer of AP electric in Minnesota. Fact is the Yam is probably the better choice, but it's more than $619
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Sometimes you just have to spend a little more, like buying a Progressive Industry EMS, or PD converter, or Tekonsha break controller,
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I'm not affiliated with Westinhouse in any way just throwing another option out there as there's not many options in between an under-powered 2k generating more like 1600 watts or a 3k. The Yamaha 2400 I'm sure is the best option with much more dealer support should something go wrong, but am hoping not to to have any issues!
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