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Champion 2000W Inverter Generator 405.59 delivered on Prime.
« on: November 10, 2019, 08:23:43 PM »
That's a name brand generator for less than its Harbor Freight Equivalent! (HF are $499 - $449 on sale)

Some of you may recognize it as the generator I use for camping. In five years it's never failed to start on the first pull except user error. The one that every campout someone asks "You sure your generator's running? Because it doesn't sound like it's running" I gave $500 as a refurb when I bought mine, and these are new.

I'm even bad about changing the oil. The only thing I do to maintain it it is to always turn it off at the gas, not the power, if I'm going to put it away.

The aforementioned human error is kind of weird. If you try to start it from cold without choking it, just walk away for 10 minutes or so because it's not going to start no matter what until it gets unconfused. Fortunately it only takes about twice to quit making that mistake.

https://www.amazon.com/Champion-2000-Watt-Stackable-Portable-Generator/dp/B0041K09D8/ref=sr_1_9?qid=1573434570&refinements=p_89%3AChampion%2BPower%2BEquipment&s=lawn-garden&sr=1-9&th=1&psc=1

$419 showing. If you're not in a terrible hurry, "Save an extra $13.41 when you choose FREE No-Rush Shipping at checkout", making the total $405.59
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Re: Champion 2000W Inverter Generator 405.59 delivered on Prime.
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2019, 08:35:50 PM »
I just ordered one for $405.59 plus tax. This is the third generator I have purchased based upon your posts/recommendation, all at an excellent price. I have been quite pleased with the two I already have and expect this one to be just as good. Thanks for sharing!!!

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Let me guess. The other two were the 10K dual fuel and the little green Sportsman inverter.
 
To be fair, I don't think I'm the one who brought the 10K to the group, but I bought one. I've never even used it. I bought a tiny little trailer to mount it on for a dedicated system, but other projects have taken precedence.
 
I'm really enjoying the little Sportsman. It's super quiet on RF for radio work and great for using small tools in the field. Somewhere around here is a picture of it strapped to the front rack of my three wheeler, with a pole saw in the gun rack. Talk about a handy set up.

Generators are like anything - right tool for the job. But the Champion is by far my favorite overall. Perfect size, weight, and form factor for lugability with its beefy molded plastic top handle. Supposedly it's like 1 DB louder than a Honda, but I can't imagine anything being much quieter. The first pull reliability over 5 years is like nothing else I've ever owned. Hope you have as much success as I have.
 
Incidentally, these are designed to stack up on top of each other. So if you want to add more power, you can buy a second one and wire them together.
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I wonder if you could wire the Champion with a small Honda like you would with two Champions?

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I would consult YouTube. I bet it's been done or at least tried.

I haven't looked closely at the tie kits. I think it's just wire.
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