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Old 06-02-2014, 07:55 PM   #1
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Default Looking for a quality generator??

I am starting a seamless gutter business and I will need a generator that can run for 8 to 10 hours a day four to five days a week. I've been checking reviews online and they all seem contradict each other. I hear a lot of them have a problems with the panels burning out but I don't know much about that. If anyone knows of quality brands or has experience with generators can you let me know what to look for? I've spent a boatload of money starting this business and I don't want a generator that's going to burnout in the first year and slow down my work and add to my expenses. Any help would be appreciated thanks in advance!!
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i think my moms is a generac? has both a 110 and 220 line...works extremely well
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I have a Generac as well and although it's only been used once(5 days straight) I have nt had any issues. Make sure you change oil every 30hrs and you will be good!

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The best portable generators I've ever used were Hondas. They run quiet and are very fuel efficient. Expensive as hell but they're worth it in my opinion.
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Honda all the way
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Thanks guys!!! The Honda generator was a little out of my budget right now so I ended up going with the Generac. I figured after I start getting some return on my money I will invest in a Honda generator
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Thanks guys!!! The Honda generator was a little out of my budget right now so I ended up going with the Generac. I figured after I start getting some return on my money I will invest in a Honda generator
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Honda FTW. But I agree, expensive.

I bought a Champion 2000watt gen for running an air compressor in my quad trailer. Had it for 4 years, about 200 hours on it. Runs awesome. Never had a problem with it. Works hard, runs fairly quiet and has plenty of juice. Cheap too, under $500. It even has an economy mode that lowers the idle for simple things like lights and chargers.
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For anyone else coming into this thread the champion 46565 is a great generator I have one for my fifth wheel and for the price I don't believe you can beat it. It even has remote start.
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