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Old 11-29-2008, 09:52 PM   #1
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What yall use fer a generator?

Fer you fellers with the caterin trailers, what yall usin fer a generator fer power? Most places round here ain't got power enough ta run a trailer, so would have ta supply my own.

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Old 11-30-2008, 12:21 AM   #2
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I use a 4K Onan. It's quiet, But not as quiet as a Honda. A friend has a 2K Honda that purrs like a kitten. If I was to buy a new one I would go Honda all the way. They cost a little more dough, but are worth it IMHO.
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Will the Honda EU 1000i be enough for a couple flourescent light fixtures, large pedestal fan & a 300 watt sound system?

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Old 11-06-2009, 10:45 AM   #5
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Will the Honda EU 1000i be enough for a couple flourescent light fixtures, large pedestal fan & a 300 watt sound system?

JB know all about that stuff. He has helped me out in the past. If any one would know, he would.

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Old 11-06-2009, 04:12 PM   #6
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Add up the amperage of all the things yer gonna run.

The formula for figurin wattage is PIE or watts = amps X volts. Remember, not all generators will produce as much as they say they will, just fer an example, the 1000w gene may only put out 800 watts continuous, then 1000 watts intermittently, IE: fer startin a load such as a motor where the draw will fall off after the start.
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Old 11-06-2009, 09:23 PM   #7
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Thanks fellas...I'll check in with ole JB see what he thinks

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