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Generac GP Series 17500E Portable Generator

The most powerful portable generator on the market is an exceptional value. Powerful enough to start many 5-ton air conditioning units and can provide power for up to 16 circuits.

Generac's OHVI® engine incorporates full pressure lubrication with automotive style spin on oil filter for longer life engine.

Idle control reduces noise and conserves fuel for extended run-times.

Hour meter tracks maintenance intervals.

Low-oil pressure shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage.

Large-capacity fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge provides durability and extended run times.

Hardened 1 1/4" steel tube cradle for added durability and strength.

Integrated lifting eye for easy transport and security on the job site.

Generac <strong>GP Series 17500E</strong> Portable Generator

The Power to Live. Work. Play.

Portable generators are a welcome addition to many activities at home, at work, and away. In an emergency, portable generators can provide critical backup power. They make camping and tailgating more comfortable. And contractors appreciate the flexibility portable power brings to the jobsite.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Association said no Propane I checked with my HOA, they said no to Propane back up. So after researching what my needs were and knowing the quality of Generac. I purchased a GP17500 after talking with a Generac consultant I knew this would run my whole house. Live in Florida known for Hurricanes,I am worry free in the event power goes down.
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding. I have had this generator since February 2017, the peace of mind is priceless. I did look tirelessly and this model was the best value. It easily handles our home ( 4200 sq ft) multiple refrigerators and 2 central air units. I did have the electrician wire the house for takeover, much easier given the winters in New England. Easy install, unpack and setup, by myself. Best of all made in the USA, great network of service centers here as well. If you, like me are looking for an alternative portable power source, this is it
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nicely engineered machine Very nicely engineered machine. This is my second Generac generator and I am very pleased again.
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this product, GP17500E, so works After having our electrical disconnect professionally installed by the power company our Generac GP17500E, Provides power to our 5,800 square foot home without interruption. Just to give you little back ground as to what it operates is as follows: 5 ton heat and AC, well, for water, Three deep freezers, two kitchens, all lighting and electrical, etc... I can't get over how impressed I am how efficient the generator operates. The added bonus is that I can transport the generator and multi task with it as well. I also bought it due the great reviews for their warranty. Knock on wood I have not needed to use but its there. Love my Generac
Date published: 2016-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from handles whole house pro- whole house for me. 2.5 heat pump and any thing else I need in a power outage. Starts well; comes up to power right away. con- don't like the plug in underneath. My old 15,000 had it right out front. In my area we can expect an outage about every 2 months; sometimes lasting from 2 hrs. to 10 hrs. and even several days. Wouldn't be without my Generac.(P.S. I am a retired electrical employe)
Date published: 2016-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value for price Great value for the price and size of this unit, starts and runs easily ample amperage to run most any residential need
Date published: 2015-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Started Right Up & Reliable I got this one to replace my older model Generac which needs service- 15 years old and still running well. This new one is just as reliable and started up right away the first time I used it. I use it weekly to pump well water and also use it for my house as a back up power source (off-grid). I researched for months before deciding on this generator and it has been everything that I needed and expected. Works great and I highly recommend it!
Date published: 2015-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The GP17500E is an excellent value. This unit has more features than I expected ie: winter carb heating and an excellent variety of electrical connections that suit any purpose. I will be using it for a solar power system back-up. I have previously purchased a standby Generac (16kw) for our home and have been more than satisfied with it as well.
Date published: 2015-12-13
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