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Old 02-15-2011, 11:41 PM   #1
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Boliy Generator

Hi everyone,

We have a Honda EU3000is generator at the cottage but it is a bit to heavy to take along in the 5th wheel.

I have considered buying a EU2000i, any thoughts on this particular unit. I know one can purchase an additional unit EU2000i companion and hook the two together should I need the extra power.

Just came across "Boliy Pro 3600Si/E Generator", it looks very compact, lots of wattage, and a very attractive price.

Does anyone have one or have any experience with this brand?

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Old 02-16-2011, 06:29 AM   #2
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You should be very happyy with the Hondas. I am not familiar with the Bolly brand but check the noise (DB) rating and compare it to the Yamaha EF3000SiB so you are comparing apples to apples. They are about the same size as far as wattage goes.
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:14 AM   #3
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There's an absolutely huge Boliy generator thread over on RV.net. To boil it down, the overall concensus is that they're good machines. The SPL is the same as the Hondas in full load operation. I wouldn't hesitate to buy one.
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:33 AM   #4
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There's an absolutely huge Boliy generator thread over on RV.net. To boil it down, the overall concensus is that they're good machines. The SPL is the same as the Hondas in full load operation. I wouldn't hesitate to buy one.

agreed. the Boliy has been around for almost as long as the Kipor units.

they've gone through about 3 generation changes but the overall feedback that i've read on RV.net, is positive.

sound is comparable to Honda/Yamaha. the tone is different but they have the power and lightness.
the main issue is service places.

if you want hours of reading on them, go to RV.net's Tech Issues forum.
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Thanks all for responding. You are a wealth of knowledge as always.

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Old 02-16-2011, 03:30 PM   #6
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Hi Andres,

I bought a Boily from the Canadian distributor in Edmonton last Oct. I'm very happy with it and the service I received. They bench run them before they send them out and can add nice toys like remote kill switch.
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Hi Andres,

I bought a Boily from the Canadian distributor in Edmonton last Oct. I'm very happy with it and the service I received. They bench run them before they send them out and can add nice toys like remote kill switch.
Thank you,that's great, I have a few questions if you don't mind and have time:

1. How is the noise level?
2. Have you run the AC from it?
3. Would you mind giving me the name of the dealer?
4. Would you buy the same unit again or would you go with a Honda or Yamaha?

We are doing a big trip across Canada and back starting in mid May so we want to have a generator that we can rely on.

Thank you for your help,

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Hi Anders,

1. The noise level is low (as advertised)
2. I have ran the AC to test it, but I didn't get the unit until Oct. (Even in the Okanagan we don’t need much AC in Oct :-)
3. http://www.campgen.com/
4. So far I would certainly buy again on weight of unit and cost, BUT I've only really used the unit for one weekend.

Hope this helps and have a wonderful trip.

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Hi Anders,

1. The noise level is low (as advertised)
2. I have ran the AC to test it, but I didn't get the unit until Oct. (Even in the Okanagan we don’t need much AC in Oct :-)
3. http://www.campgen.com/
4. So far I would certainly buy again on weight of unit and cost, BUT I've only really used the unit for one weekend.

Hope this helps and have a wonderful trip.

Kenny
Thanks Kenny, much appreciated, I will contact them. We will actually go through Edmonton to visit family in Saskatchewan on the way to the east coast.

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No wheels ?? Dont see how heavy the unit is!
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