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Old 10-13-2014, 06:46 PM   #1
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Honda Propane Portable Generator

Anyone have any reviews of this generator? Is it good for boondocking? Price is reasonable.

Honda GC190 3000 watts

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Old 10-13-2014, 06:52 PM   #2
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Anyone have any reviews of this generator? Is it good for boondocking? Price is reasonable.

Honda GC190 3000 watts

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Honda Powered 3,750 Watt Propane/Natural Gas Generator
You did say "boon-docking" but if you were to fire that thing up while camping near me, the next thing you would see would be my tail lights as I relocate a mile away!

That thing may work, but it's basically a contractor grade generator: noisy noisy noisy! Please, for the sake of your neighbors, and to not become the campground pariah, consider a true inverter generator.

Inverter Generator with CMD Triple-Fuel System
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Old 11-14-2014, 12:24 PM   #3
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this generator is a heavyweight one !!! over 100 pounds !! hard to move it !!

may be two generator 2000i set will be more easy to move and cheaper !!

I will convert one to propane and test it
for me this is the best way to do it !!!

and realy less noice!!!!
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Old 11-14-2014, 12:29 PM   #4
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The Honda 2000i companion isn't approved for use in Canada currently. Thus the regular Canadian model doesn't have the connector to allow running in parallel. You'll have to buy them in the US if you go this route.
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Old 11-14-2014, 01:35 PM   #5
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If that is anything like the generac whole house generator we are running at the moment, it will devour propane and is very noisy.
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Old 11-14-2014, 02:08 PM   #6
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Well, it's heavy, noisey, huge, only runs on nat. gas or propane, and I don't think it's inverter power. It is cheap, tho.

If you want a 3000 watt gennie, buy the Yamaha tri power. It weighs only 69 lbs., is much quieter, 1/3 the size, runs on gasolene, propane, and nat gas, and IS inverter power.

Down side to the Yamaha is it costs twice as much. But, Hey, you obviously didn't worry about that kind of thing when you bought an Airstream. Buy the best thing, never look back.
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What Yamaha inverter generator produces 3000watts and weights only 69 pounds? Do you have a model number?
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That is a piece of junk #1 the engine is a cheapest ,lightest duty ,honda engine ,the generator part is not a inverter type so it will damage sensitive electronics ,overheat motors ,etc etc . Also look how much fuel it burns ,and like others have said I'm sure it's VERY VERY LOUD!
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