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Posted: 01/06/12 07:58pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

this is what I use. Light enough to throw in and out of the truck by myself.




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Will that (3000W) kick over a 15K AC?


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Posted: 01/07/12 02:11pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

3KW should run a 15. I have only tested the dual Hondas and they do the job fine.

I use to have a Yamaha 2400 super quiet. I had some problems and that was when I switched to Hondas. 2400 will run a 13.5 BTU all day. It will run 13.5 from 10PM to 7AM on one tank of gas.

You can build an extended run tank. I was in the process of doing that when the Yammy & our trailer died. When we replaced the trailer it had a 15K BTU AC and the 2400 would not run it.


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I have to vouch for the Yamaha 2400 iSHC. Runs 13.5 k ac fine on my jayco 19bh . Can't run the microwave while running A/C. Weights about 75 lbs so its an easy one person lift. 53 decibels at 1/4 load. Clean power for electronics. It also has a high current surge output just for 13.5k AC motors.


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I have a Boliy and I have no complaints at all with it. I didn't get remote start but did get electric start. Very much worth checking out.


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A couple of yearrs ago, I was looking at purchasing a Honda 3000. I was ready to make the purchase at Camping World, when a customer with more TT experience than me, asked why I was buying the 3000 instead of less money for two 2000's. After a little discussion, he had convinced me that the 2 Hondas would be a better deal because of cheaper, lighter and if not running the a/c only needed to run one. Besides if one did break, I'd only have to replace one. We've had the 2 Honda 2000's for two years now and have had great service. They run the air and are an emergency power supply for the house and when power is needed and I don't have a long extension cord. Never regretted the purchase and start them once a month to keep from winterizing them or having carburator trouble. Always use SeaFoam in the fuel. Ran them day before yesterday, ran great and started right up.


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Up date: Thanks everyone for your comments. I got my Yamaha 3000Iseb today. I had ordered it online and just found out it was back-ordered. I went to my local Yamaha Dealer two miles from my house this morning. They matched the Internet price ( I paid sales tax however) and provided great information and outstanding customer service. The dealer installed remote and optional hour meter. The even filled it up with gas and oil. I have to tell you, when they started it, I was shocked! My DW and I just looked at one another in disbelief. It was so quiet! I mean we were amazed even on full boost mode! Took it home plugged it into trailer and started the 15000 btu air. No problem even with fridge, TVs and lights. Taking it Dry Camping on Shasta Lake tomorrow! Note: sunny and 75 degrees here today... I am very excited and wish to thank all who gave me advice! Thanks..

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great choice and all your fellow campers thank you for choosing something that quiet.


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As mentioned, except for running the AC, usually you don't need more than 2000 watts. That is why a lot of people opt for a pair of smaller generators they can parallel. They normally only use one, but on those rare occasions where they just have to have the AC, they can use both. Also, if you develop a problem with one genny, you still have power until you can get the faulty one repaired.


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Posted: 01/16/12 08:11am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Good selection on Yammy. Remote start is going to be nice. I do not know if you need an extended run tank on Yamaha or not.

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