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Old 10-02-2014, 08:12 PM   #1
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Hello out there,what size generators do you guys reccomend? Also how much fuel do you carry with you? I am sure it is different if you have no shore power. Or you are boondocking. Thanks, Rick
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:17 PM   #2
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Honda 2000. Has enough juice to do the only important thing in the camper......the coffee pot. Won't run the a/c but I got coffee. Did I mention the coffee maker.....��
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:24 PM   #3
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I looked at yamahas too. Thanks, Rick
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Old 10-02-2014, 09:17 PM   #4
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The 2000 watt generator. It's only slightly more than the 1000 watt and you can always get a second and parallel them for 4k - enough to run the air. Bring enough fuel with me for a couple days use. I don't run our all day every day though. Just a couple hours here and there. That also changes depending on how far I am from a gas station.
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We use batteries for coffee and generator is solely for air conditioning and recharging batteries. Yamaha inverter type - 3000 Watt
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Old 10-03-2014, 05:49 AM   #6
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I Parallel two 2000watt Honda generators. 4000watts run a/c and other utilities. Works well. These Honda generators weight about 50lbs. each. I can lift them in and out of truck. Noise level is the lowest I could find. Don't run them all day. Fuel burn varies, carry enough for a couple of days.
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Old 10-03-2014, 06:35 AM   #7
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We carry a Honda 3000 on the rack of our FW that stays there all the time when we expect to need AC. We also carry a*Champion 2000 for a backup and when all we want to do is charge the batteries and make coffee.
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Two Yamahas here. About the same as 2 Hondas and similar prices.
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Thanks for info on your various setups. Will take all into consideration when purchasing generators.
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Old 10-03-2014, 09:36 PM   #10
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We're "driveway camping" while are home is in renovation.... Yesterday was the end of the fourth week (thank you mechanical contractor). Have been running parallel Honda 2000 almost continually since our weather just cooled off today. Pretty much 24/7.....have been more than happy with their performance.... Dependable beyond words.
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