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Offline chessie4905

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Harbor Freight
« on: November 29, 2023, 05:58:12 AM »
Do these generator prices seem low? I paid $1800 for a Honda eu3000is about 8 years ago.

https://www.harborfreight.com/generators-engines/generators.html
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Offline luvrbus

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Re: Harbor Freight
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2023, 06:03:36 AM »
The price is right for what they are selling ,you are not buying a Honda that will last 2 to 3000 hours
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Offline dtcerrato

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Re: Harbor Freight
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2023, 07:34:04 AM »
Ditto. What I can't figure is why there isn't a 2500W offered as that is the magic number to run one RV A/C. Predator is ok for the price. Their small gas engines for yard equipment is comparable to the gennys.
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Offline DoubleEagle

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Re: Harbor Freight
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2023, 07:43:23 AM »
Probably because their version of a 2500 would not be able to take the load, hence 3500! Less quality, smaller price, but a good deal for light use and standby.
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Offline chessie4905

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Re: Harbor Freight
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2023, 07:51:58 AM »
Suprisingly, Consumer Reports gave them good rating. Saw many in contractor's trucks on our out west trip 2 years ago.
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