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Old 01-30-2016, 12:12 PM   #1
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Anyone know of a very good inverter generator to power a FR 25dks micro lite flagstaff. I will be dry camping on a military RV lot until a space comes open so I decided to look into a generator of some kind.
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Old 01-30-2016, 12:58 PM   #2
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Hondas, Yamahas and champion would be my recommendations.. I have 2 Hondas, they are pricey but start everytime. The Yamaha. Seem to be the same. Some will also swear by the Champions.

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A lot of others have posted about gens before , but you have asked about " a very good inverter generator" as doc73 said, only way to go is Honda or Yamaha.
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A lot of others have posted about gens before , but you have asked about " a very good inverter generator" as doc73 said, only way to go is Honda or Yamaha.
Or a Champion, just as good, half the price.
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Or a Champion, just as good, half the price.
Maybe just as good, but looking at the price between a Honda( on Amazon) and a Champion (at Costco) not half the price, $300 difference. May be worth looking in to.
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I paid $600 for my Champion 3100. You can get them for close to that price often if you watch for deals.
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The only issue I've ever heard of with champions are service... Honda and Yamaha have fairly local repair fascilities. My Honda is 3 miles from home, Yamaha a 100 miles.. Hence the Honda. From what I've read in reviews is the Champions are great but when they break.. They need to be shipped back to somewhere (prob china) and who knows about reaper parts, if they even have them. But again, many swear by them.

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If I had it to do over again, I would have a paid a bit more and bought the same generator with the remote electric start. In the winter I think it would be nice to be able to stay in the coach and remotely start the generator so we could run the microwave.
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Just bought two Yamaha ef200si and the sidewinder parallel cord. I got a super price from Stalkups RV Superstore out of Casper Wy saved a ton of money. I went with the Yamaha because they only weigh 44 lbs have clean power, sip fuel and are very quite like the Honda and cost less.
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I'll vote for the Honda EU2000i. You pay more for it but you've got the unbeatable Honda functionality. I've had a Honda 5Kw open frame generator and have abused it for 17 years. It STILL runs strong and starts easily. I don't like paying for things twice and that's usually what happens when you buy cheap tools or generators. I just bought a Honda EU2000i and paid ALOT more than my US brothers... but still worth it !
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