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Old 07-09-2011, 01:55 PM   #1
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What size generator do I need and what does everyone recommend? I have a 233s and want to be able to run most things. Thanks.
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Old 07-09-2011, 02:27 PM   #2
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Whatever you decide on, be sure to consider Wise Sales for your purchase. Great deals and shipping is included in price.

Generators from Honda, Yamaha, Generac, Briggs & Stratton WiseSales.com

I speak from experience as customer. I'm not affiliated with them in any way other than that.
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Old 07-09-2011, 05:39 PM   #3
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What size generator do I need and what does everyone recommend? I have a 233s and want to be able to run most things. Thanks.
If you don't need to run the AC or microwave, a 1000 watt generator would suffice.

A 2000 watt generator would run the microwave, but not the AC.

A 3000 watt generator would run the microwave or AC, but not at the same time.

A 4000 watt generator would take care of everything.

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Old 07-09-2011, 05:43 PM   #4
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I went with two Honda EU2000i generators with a parallel kit. I mostly choice the set up because they are lighter than a single larger generator and therefore much easier to move around by myself. If I don't need the AC, I can just run one. I have been very happy with them.
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Wise Sales............That's the place to go !! Got mine there ! Very happy !! Glen5995 - has you covered !!
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Old 07-09-2011, 09:24 PM   #6
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We went with the Yamaha efi3000, it runs everything in our 2502s. A bit heavy but we manage it fine
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Old 07-09-2011, 11:44 PM   #7
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i decided on the Lifan-Equipsource 2600 Inverter Generator for my 1809-Mini Lite, and i'm glad i did.

a very light 68#, very quiet 58 dB, easily starts my 13,500 dometic AC every time-even in 90+ degree heat. that is, I've been sitting in SAM's Club parking lots all over So Calif (while doing special work for them) and using the unit 8-10 hrs everyday. no mechanical problems so far, mostly "user error" (haha!).

it's even an electric start!

total on-line purchase price was $650 + $50 ship + no tax. delivered UPS in 7 days. great manufacturer cust service. they're in Arkansas.

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Old 07-10-2011, 01:46 AM   #8
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Yammaha has a generator rated for 2400 watts. It is designed to be able to withstand the inrush current and run a 13,000 btu a/c unit. I can't rember who it is but there is someone on this form who has it. Even at higher elevations it still runs well. This is the generator that is on my wishlist. I just wished I lived in the U.S. so I could save some cash in getting one.
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Looking the Honda 2000 - they have 2 models the 'normal' and the Companion.

The Companion has a 30A RV plug, the 'normal' has a 12V plug.

Which is the best buy for an RVer ? no intention of getting a 2nd one to parallel.

I'm thinking the Companion.

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Looking the Honda 2000 - they have 2 models the 'normal' and the Companion.

The Companion has a 30A RV plug, the 'normal' has a 12V plug.

Which is the best buy for an RVer ? no intention of getting a 2nd one to parallel.

I'm thinking the Companion.

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I think the Companion will not work without the primary.
It has the circuitry to be used with the "normal" one.
For a single generator you must buy the "normal" Honda 2000.
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