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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 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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value Just purchased my first Generac, very happy with the quality. Loose power in our area, most people in our area have the automatic standby units with great reliability. We're selling soon so we went with the large portable one.
Date published: 2015-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For the price it is great This 17500 generac generator is ideal for our needs it has all the features I was looking for. And the price was within our budget. If you are looking for a powerful and economic generator this is the one to get
Date published: 2015-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unbelievable performance and reliability! I've owned this generator since April 2013 and have used it to its limits with zero issues and 100% satisfaction on my part. We started construction on a new home 2 months (June 2013) after our purchase and due to our utility company's inability to bring power to our rural location until August, we were forced to use the GP17500E to supply power to all of our contractors. We put 200 plus hours on this baby throughout the concrete, framing, electrical and plumbing rough in, and getting about half the shingles installed. Big cost on Gasoline, but kept us on schedule and everyone working. It now serves as a whole home emergency backup power supply for virtually every circuit in my home through the 6380 Manual Transfer Switch. 2000 square foot home with a geothermal heat pump and 4 ton A/C, all lights, power outlets, appliances, hot water, entertainment system, computer. It's easy to operate and switch between Utility power and Generac. We are conservative on power usage during outages, but incredibly comfortable during our Kansas winters and summers!!! I will never be without one of these generators on hand and wouldn't even consider another brand.
Date published: 2015-10-05
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