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Old 07-02-2016, 12:37 AM   #1
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My husband and I just purchased a Jayco travel trailer 28BHSW and we purchased 2 Generac 2000 generator with parallel kit and are having trouble running AC. Generators bog out and AC shuts off. Can anyone recommend a good powerful generator that is quiet and can run AC, TV and power small appliances all at once? Thank you
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Old 07-02-2016, 01:28 AM   #2
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Either the Honda or Yamaha 3000 watt inverter generators. They are the best and quietest on the market, also the most expensive. 2nd tier would be the Champion 3000 watt inverter generator. It's a bit louder but they cost half of what the others cost
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We have 2 Honda 2000 generators. Best generators on the market. Quiet, reliable.
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Old 07-02-2016, 05:49 AM   #4
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Yep, you can beat the Honda 2000/3000 or the Yamaha.
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If you haven't already done so, you may want to try a hard start capacitor on the AC.
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Quoting Einstein, asking the same question over and over and expecting a different answer is the definition of insanity. In the ongoing discussion of the best generator, I would suggest the OP do a search on the forum and they will find page after page of previous posters opinions. In the end it comes down to a Ford or Chevy kind of favorite. In this case its Honda vs Yahama with the occasional Champion vote. I have said before that when it comes to generators, you get what you pay for. Cheap generators are cheap for a reason. The expensive ones cost more because they do the job and like the energizer bunny, they keep on ticking.
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Old 07-02-2016, 07:46 AM   #7
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The new Generac iq2000 is every bit as good if not better than the much sung about Honda 2000, it is also quieter. Generac have been producing generators for 56 years.
Biggest problem is everyone wants to run their TT like they are on a 200 amp home service.
Christina872, did you try running your ac with Everything else off and in particular your electric hot water off?
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Old 07-02-2016, 08:11 AM   #8
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My husband and I just purchased a Jayco travel trailer 28BHSW and we purchased 2 Generac 2000 generator with parallel kit and are having trouble running AC. Generators bog out and AC shuts off. Can anyone recommend a good powerful generator that is quiet and can run AC, TV and power small appliances all at once? Thank you
This info may be of help to you, I believe you are trying to power too much at once.

RVers:
The primary factor you need to consider is the size of your AC unit(s).

The EU3000 Handi and EU3000is will power most 13,500 BTU AC units
Larger AC units may need two EU2000iís paralleled together.
The EU7000iS works well for fifth wheels and RVs with dual AC units.
The ACís needs may vary based on many factors, including the ambient temperature and the efficiency of your model.

Campers, Tailgaters, and Boaters:
Usually 1000-2000 watts will handle most needs.
Check the power requirement of your blender, coffee pot or other appliances you want to use.
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Yep, you can beat the Honda 2000/3000 or the Yamaha.
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You can beat them with a stick and they still run?
You can beat them and when they scream, you can hardly hear it as it is under 53 db?
Or you can beat them by price by purchasing a Champion for 1/2 the cost?
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My husband and I just purchased a Jayco travel trailer 28BHSW and we purchased 2 Generac 2000 generator with parallel kit and are having trouble running AC. Generators bog out and AC shuts off. Can anyone recommend a good powerful generator that is quiet and can run AC, TV and power small appliances all at once? Thank you
What size a/c 15K or 13.5K? In parallel you should be pushing out close to 4Kwatts which should kick start the a/c. I would check the output you are getting from the generators when running. Make sure parallel kit is functioning properly.
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