Generators

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  1. Blacklabgator

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    The whole house is probably a bit of overkill but the peace of mind is worth something.
    Last year it was easier to get LP around here than get gas.
    With smartphones and everything else people were taking the backroads instead of75 and none of these small towns around here were prepared for the traffic and gas needs.
    If my tank is full pre storm there’s no doubt I could get LP delivered easily within a week after the storm.
     
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    Find a place you can get ethanol free gas. You're welcome
     
    • Tay Bang

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      And 5 gallon Jerry cans. Not the cheap ones. They are airtight. And add stabilizer.
       
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        Almost all Wa Wa's have a 89 ethanol free pump... Sometimes I fill up with it to give the engine a good burn.
         
        • Concrete Helmet

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          Well 10K and almost 2 month's later and it's still gonna take a couple more weeks before this thing is done. Oh and it's only going to be a half house standby 22KW generator...….I have 3 electrical service panels coming into the house. One for the cottage which I don't care about and 2 others.....one for each side of the house :headslap:.But all is not lost since I should have plenty of power I can string a few extension cords from receptacles on the power side to some items like a fridge, microwave and deep freezer on the other side. I'm also giving some thought to keeping my portable and having the electrician put a pigtail into the panel that's not powered to run the AC on the other side for some periods of time if I need to...….If anyone is looking into doing this just be aware it has taken about 2 month's due to permitting, stocking, getting electricians and gas company out to due quotes and drawings.
           
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          You know for most people 22kw is excess :lol:
           
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          What’s a permit ?
           
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            • Detroitgator

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              I have a 22kw for back-up on all solar Squirrel Ranch
               
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                I have 5 portables and I'm lucky to have 3 running at any time. Lousy Gas!!!!!
                My most reliable is a 40KW operated off the PTO of my John Deere. Need at least 50HP to reach rated capacity.
                 
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                  IMG_0878.JPG Hey mines almost done.....:headslap:Just 2 more inspections and it'll be ready for next Aug/Sept storm season....That only took 4 months...
                   

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