We're looking at getting a Portable Gas Generator for mainly emergency uses due to all the recent storms and power outages. Based on our budget, needs I'm looking at one in the 4000 to 6000 watt range and with a limit of around $600. I've looked at a few sites and read and re-read reviews here. I've found more about Generators than before.
I've narrowed down my selections based on reviews, features and price. Some models have several reviews while some have none. Our main concern is backup of say the fridge and freezer while possibly a few others like TV or microwave or PC to keep up with what's happening. Opinions and thoughts are welcomed on these.
ETQ TG52T42 6000 watt...seems to be a popular model and manufacture, decent output, good voltage, enough inputs
Power Pro Technology 56405 4,050 watt....good features, a few reviews. Other models questionable
Champion 41302/41311 7000 watt....the largest and more expensive of my choices but the most features. The Champions seem to have the most favorable reviews. Plenty of features but at 220lbs.
Duro Max Elite MX4500.... far more features , better inputs and a upper model of the normal Duro Max which has gotten so-so marks. Not enough reviews to gage.
WEN 56551 5000 watt....hardly nothing on this in reviews but overall plenty of good features and inputs. Specs seem ok. Beefy 13HP motor
I'm leaning the Champion model simply because at 7000 watt, electric start, 12v battery, inputs and voltage reg at a 5000 watt price. But the ETQ model gets solid reviews and all the models fair well.
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