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Old 09-21-2020, 08:56 AM   #1
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Champion dual fuel inverter/generator 3500/3150 review

Ran the 5hr 'break-in' period connected to TT using Manchester 5lb lp tank with Castrol GTX 'dino' 10w30 oil then used the rest of the left over oil and topped off with 0W-30 German Syntec oil for the required oil change. Varied the load intermittently as manufacturer suggested.

Downside of the dual fuel is the unit's cost & propane/tank cost.
However, I really like the propane for it's lack of smell and storage simplicity. I carry the unit inside the TT without worrying about spilling gas fuel or gas fumes.

Used the generator at Assateague state park. No issue with starting, running(ref+1, microwave, water pump/heater, electric griddle, a/c - not all at same time of course) and noise. The 5 lb baby tank did run out gas on the second night - I guess I'll get another 11 lb tank(hoping it would fit in the TT's front cargo compartment).

Another camper running gas motor 5 spots from ours and gas smell is very noticeable similar to a lawn mower; gas unit seems noisier as well(perhaps due to more power output and not on eco mode at all).
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