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Old 03-27-2011, 08:30 PM   #1
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I have a 2011 Rockwood Windjammer 3065. What size Honda generator would be the right size?
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Old 03-27-2011, 08:45 PM   #2
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what accessories do you plan on running with the generator
Fridge?
A/C?
Converter?
Microwave?
Here is a Formula for you to figure it out if no one steps in to help

Convert your total power use into watts. You may have some appliances that only provide power use in volts or amperes. Convert these to watts by multiplying the amperes by the volts. If you have a refrigerator that is 10 amps, you will multiply it by 120 -- since most U.S. households use 120-volt outlets -- for a total of 1,200 watts.
Add the wattage of all appliances you plan to operate continuously and buy an appropriately-sized generator. You may want to keep a list of the power requirements for all appliances handy so you can unplug some appliances and use others.
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I have a 3065 also....I bought a Yamaha 4500/Inverter for mine. Runs everything great!(A/C-15,000 btu etc) Its real quiet..but also expensive/heavy-198lbs.,you'll neede a quiet one to run in the parks because the other campers will run you out of town with a $400 construction grade generator. If I had to do over I'd get 2-2000watt/inverter Yamaha's to run in tandum,that way if you dont need all the power to run the A/C you can run one only. Plus they are alot lighter to carry around (1-2000 watt. is around 48lbs)! Honda's are good too,just think Yamaha's are just as good and a little cheaper.
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I have a 3065 also....I bought a Yamaha 4500/Inverter for mine. Runs everything great!(A/C-15,000 btu etc) Its real quiet..but also expensive/heavy-198lbs.,you'll neede a quiet one to run in the parks because the other campers will run you out of town with a $400 construction grade generator. If I had to do over I'd get 2-2000watt/inverter Yamaha's to run in tandum,that way if you dont need all the power to run the A/C you can run one only. Plus they are alot lighter to carry around (1-2000 watt. is around 48lbs)! Honda's are good too,just think Yamaha's are just as good and a little cheaper.
So, I could get by with one 2000watt if I chose not to run the A/C?
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Yes , If your not using your A/C -- and use the method for adding up the wattage of what you want to use as Sherdep says. I dont see you having much of a problem as long as you dont need the A/C and dont run the Microwave every other second!!
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Yes , If your not using your A/C -- and use the method for adding up the wattage of what you want to use as Sherdep says. I dont see you having much of a problem as long as you dont need the A/C and dont run the Microwave every other second!!
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