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Old 11-16-2014, 12:31 PM   #15
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How many times do we need to see the same thread on what generator to use????
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Old 11-16-2014, 12:36 PM   #16
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How many times do we need to see the same thread on what generator to use????
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Old 11-16-2014, 12:48 PM   #17
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I noticed the OP who created this thread was doing his first post. Perhaps some slack is in order plus an explanation on how use the search feature and other aspects of the forum:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f368...ers-19484.html
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Old 11-16-2014, 01:43 PM   #18
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Honda 2000's! Reliable, quite and, unless you need the AC, I just pack the companion model and leave the other 45lbs at home. This is not a slam against Yamahas, I have just been completely satisfied with the Honda 2,000s. Jon
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Old 11-16-2014, 04:11 PM   #19
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I have 2200 watt dual fuel at 142 pounds mounted on the tongue of a 1958 22' Caravanner. Handles everything. It handles 20 amps continuous so I can run my house
window a/c and induction hot plate at the same time.
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:06 AM   #20
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When I'm dry camping I don't use my microwave or air conditioner. So I purchased a yamaha 1000 which is very light and quiet. I also purchased one of the new 15 amp electronic chargers from Wal-Mart for about $50. It only weighs a couple of lbs. Now when I dry camp and need to charge my battery, I hook the charger to the battery, start the generator and enjoy my coffee.
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Old 04-18-2015, 10:03 AM   #21
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Don't see anything about the Boliy pro 3600 sie wireless remote start 3300 Watt PURE SINE WAVE generator. 86#, runs in economy mode charging batteries for more than 12 hours on 1.9 gallon of gas. You can stand right on top of it and carry on a normal conversation without raising you voice, even with the economy mode off, 13,500 BTU heat pump, microwave and battery charges all running.
Some have mentioned that it is a Honda or Yamaha clone. This is not true. The honda, and Yamaha do not even come close to the same specs as the Boliy. The Boliy has the same internal engine technology as Porche, honda, and Yamaha don't. Boliy has TRUE SINE WAVE. The invertor was designed in Germany with the latest tecnology. It runs our electronic mattress warmer when other invertors don't. The Specs for Honda and Yamaha Don't come close to the Boliy. The Boliy is a better generator. And not overpriced as the Honda, or Yamaha.
I use it in the most hostile environment, as an APU (auxiliary power unit) for a small straight truck. Mounted under the box of the truck behind rear dual wheels. Subject to the weather, and road vibration every mile the truck moves. We do expedited freight, approximately 100,000 miles a year. Don't know of any harsher test for reliability. Push a button on the remote, it starts, push another, it stops. Cheap on gas, sleep right on top of it with it running.
Simply won't waste money on an overpriced, out of tecnology unit.
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Don't see anything about the Boliy pro 3600 sie wireless remote start 330 Watt PURE SINE WAVE generator. 86#, runs in economy mode charging batteries for more than 12 hours on 1.9 gallon of gas. You can stand right on top of it and carry on a normal conversation without raising you voice, even with the economy mode off, 13,500 BTU heat pump, microwave and battery charges all running.
Some have mentioned that it is a Honda or Yamaha clone. This is not true. The honda, and Yamaha do not even come close to the same specs as the Boliy. The Boliy has the same internal engine technology as Porche, honda, and Yamaha don't. Boliy has TRUE SINE WAVE. The invertor was designed in Germany with the latest tecnology. It runs our electronic mattress warmer when other invertors don't. The Specs for Honda and Yamaha Don't come close to the Boliy. The Boliy is a better generator. And not overpriced as the Honda, or Yamaha.
I use it in the most hostile environment, as an APU (auxiliary power unit) for a small straight truck. Mounted under the box of the truck. Subject to the weather, and road vibration every mile the truck moves. We do expedited freight, approximately 100,000 miles a year. Don't know of any harsher test for reliability. Push a button on the remote, it starts, push another, it stops. Cheap on gas, sleep right on top of it with it running.
Simply won't waste money on an overpriced, out of tecnology unit.
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Old 04-18-2015, 01:26 PM   #23
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I went through the same process a few months ago and ultimately went with the
Honda EU300i Handi. It was compact, light enough for me to lift and enough UUMPH to run the AC on my Airstream. Now I have a teeeny bit of reservation and I'll tell you why. Just the other day I had a brainstorm to look into converting it to run on tri-fuel. ( Which means gas/propane/LNG. It seems that the Honda 2000's as well as the 3000's are easy to convert but mine being the Handi is made with a more compact frame to be, well, more compact and lightweight and this simply makes it more difficult ( not impossible) to get the conversion done. I'm still investigating this but having known this I may have gone a different direction with my purchase. I'm still happy with my purchase. It starts easy and runs quiet and easy to move around so I'm gonna keep it.
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Old 04-18-2015, 07:57 PM   #24
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I have Honda 1000, 2 ea 2000 and a 3000. All used for different duties.

The 2 2000's are great for camping. Bring one if you won't need A/C and two if you do. Would also suggest the extra fuel tank to keep them running for many hours.
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The Boliy generator website (see posts 21 & 22 above) makes no mention of circuit protection for the two different capacity power outlets on their website. There is a 30 amp outlet as well as a 15 amp rated outlet. There are no visible circuit breakers of either 30 amp or 15 amp capacity. If the 15 amp rated outlet has 30 amp potential, then there is a fire hazard for overheating #14 wire at twice it's rated capacity.

The coating on the outside of the motor in not as important as the quality of the internal components.

Based upon the website wording, this is most likely an off shore product with no dealer network in the states.
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Hi All,

i'm a noob. first post. We are taking delivery of a 16' sport this week. I've done a lot of reading and research but still a few sticking points. this one in particular

we want to mostly camp without hookups and not in big rv parks. the generator issue is a stickler because we don't want any generator noise at night, but more than that, we have an SUV and I don't want to carry a generator in the trailer either because of gasoline fumes and spillage

question is.. in reasonable (non winter weather) is it possible to:

have a propane generator connected to a charger to replenish the batteries in a couple hours during the daylight hours... say a 2000w generator with a propane conversion

and have enough propane for a reasonable experience.. some heat, a few showers, washing, water pump, etc?

I am having a second battery installed by the dealer.

thanks for your help in advance

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Hi Lee,

If all you want to do is recharge the battery. Look to converting a Honda 1000 to propane. Small and lightweight.

I'd point out that the Honda fuel caps don't leak fuel or fumes and neither do NATO fuel cans. Might be worth looking into.
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Old 05-30-2015, 03:25 PM   #28
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I finally got this solar generator thing figured out. Seeing as my idea of roughing it is sewer, water, and electricity. This I settled on a quiet generator of adequate capacity run what I might want to run and some things I might not want to run, yet all at the same time. That being a EU7000is Honda, then again, i tend to overkill most everything.
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