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Old 09-08-2019, 02:40 PM   #1
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Powermate 5000 watt generator

We are awaiting our first TT, a 2020 JayFlight 28BHS. Will our generator be large enough to power her? Should I find an adapter for the standard 110 receptacles or the 110.220 receptacle. Any issues/ regulations we should be aware of other than grounding the generator? (I will use a 4 foot rebar driven 2-3 feet in the ground).
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Old 09-08-2019, 04:12 PM   #2
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5000 watts should power your whole house. It definitely will power your TT. We don't use a genset for the TT, but someone else more familiar with the hookup will chime in on that.
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Definitely enough power. If you plan to use it in a campground just be aware of the noise. It sounds to be a contractor grade generator. If boondocking away from others not an issue. Enjoy.
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Please dont use that around others if it is an open frame generator. Defeats the purpose of most, who want to enjoy the outdoors and nature.
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Old 09-09-2019, 08:31 AM   #5
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The Powermate will be sold. (don't need it at home, we're on the same grid as the hospital). I completely understand about the peace & quite.
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Old 09-09-2019, 09:47 AM   #6
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Nice to hear!! Lol! As a suggestion, consider a 3500 watt inverter generator. They can be had as low as $650. and will supply enough power for most anything you would need to run. There are certainly a number of ways to get there other than a single unit. Good luck, plenty of good advice and knowledgeable fks on gere to help
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Yes sir, a 3500 watt inverter generator is just what we're looking at. As we were tent campers, we didn't pay attention to what the RVers that were around us in the tent sites with no power hook ups.
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