(More customer reviews)Just had a power outage that lasted 4 days. Had to place everything from our refrigerator and deepfreeze in containers in the snow. Had no way to get water from our well. Did have propane gas for cooking and wood stove for heating. Had to melt snow on our gas stove for flushing toilets. NO MORE! Now I have a good generator (one with enough continous wattage and startup wattage to run my well pump (240 volts) by itself and also seperately run deepfreeze and refrigerator. I chose to use the generator for emergency only and had a heavy duty long extension cord connected to my well pump so I could unplug it and then run it out through the garage and plug it directly into the generator 240 volt plug. Water for me is a necessity for not only having water to drink and flush toilets but to have if there is a power outage and a fire starts in the home. Please note however that the generator has one of those new 4 hole twist lock plugs for the 240 volt. Also I bought heavy duty 12 guage extension cords to run out a window to plug in my refrigerator and deepfreeze. Also have enough generator power to charge other necessary item for my two sons such as battery operated stuff (now can charge their internal batteries on hand held games, cell phones, etc.)
Yesterday we just had another short power outage (2hours) and I tested the worth of the new generator. All went great. My 22 year old son could take a short shower, and we could flush toilets. The one thing I would note to anyone is to take proper care of the generator for storage and occasional use. I use fuel stablizer in the gasoline and plan to run the new generator for a short time monthly. Also I plan to completely change gasoline periodically by using the older generator gasoline in my lawn mower and placing new gasoline (with stablizer) in the generator. Also recommended for extended storage is to shut off the fuel line valve and run all the gasoline out of the carburetor. Best to always be prepared by making sure the generator is running properly with enough extra gasoline handy. This generator arrived in a few days, assembled easily, started first few pulls of the rope, runs fairly quiet, and the price cannot be beat with the free shipping offered by Amazon.
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Designed to help you stay safe and comfortable during power outages, the dependable Honeywell HW6200 Portable Gas Powered Home Generator delivers a host of advanced features that will help put your mind at ease. Featuring ample outlets, this highly efficient 7750-watt generator lets you run vital household appliances during power outages or natural disasters.
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