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GP6500

Model #5940

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Generac GP Series 6500 Portable Generator

An affordable solution for many different applications, the GP6500 is ideal for tailgating, camping, power tool use, and emergency home backup power.

Generac's OHV engine with splash lubrication provides a long engine life.

Hour meter tracks maintenance intervals.

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

Low-oil level shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage.

Covered outlets provides added protection from the environment and rugged working conditions.

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

Fold-down, locking handle for sturdy portability and compact storage.

Heavy-duty, never-flat wheels for reliable portability.

CSA and CARB Certified.

Generac <strong>GP Series 6500</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 You get what is advertised I decided that going without electricity and having the basement flood after the last hurricane was more stress than I wanted in my life. I did a lot searching on the internet for a generator that would give me the best peace of mind. I settled on the Generac 5940 GP6500- 6500 Watt Portable Generator (5940). I paid for the tail gate service and it was delivered very promptly and wheeled up to my house. Assembly was extremely easy. I put oil and gas in it as directed, and with one pull it was running. A few weeks later I had the "Transfer Switch" installed and we killed all power to the house, started the generator, and flipped the transfer switch to the operating position. Everything we had connected (which was just about everything except central air conditioning) was powered on. We even ran water until our well pump turned on and the generator never even hesitated or appeared to be under strain. So if we ever lose electricity again, especially for a long duration of time, the neighbors will see that we have heat, water, and lights. They will all be welcome! Thanks Generac for supplying a product that truly is what is advertised. In today's world it is nice to see some honesty in advertising.
Date published: 2011-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This prodiuct has everything that I want in a portable generator. In looking, this generator has everything. Electric Start, low oil shutdown, ease of use and a battery charger to make sure it is ready when you need it. Very satisfied.
Date published: 2017-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Generator. Excellent. Easy to use. Specially to run the Refrigerator, Water Pump, TV, Air Conditioner.
Date published: 2017-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great price with great power Very easy use ! Able to use this for all electric items except air conditioner! Hot water tank. Well pump refrigerators and light fans and television! Great product at a great price from a top notch company!
Date published: 2017-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Portable Home Backup Order after Hurricane Irma did in our 12 year old generator. Great price for the features and power output. Took about 10 minutes to assemble, put gas in and it started right up. Would recommend. Power cord is a nice included additional item.
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this product has great features i highly recommend everybody having a generac generator as an emergency backup after going through hurricane irma and having no power for 8 days and we lost all of our perishable food in deep freeze and refrigerator because we did not get generator until after the storm but so glad i ordered it because of the unbearable heat in florida and we were able to run window ac's and well to take showers very satisfied.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love This Generator Purchased this generator for our carpenter so that he could start building our new house. Added fuel and oil - 1 pull and started right up! Minimal assembly. Worked terrific for the tools that they were using.. Many thanks for a great product!
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliability, Value, Price Thorough research and customer satisfaction, were the basis for my selection. Review of the product was simplified by the product manual, which was most informative and easy to understand. I will be getting a quote for the home standby system as soon as possible. In Florida, a generator is as necessary as homeowners insurance.
Date published: 2017-09-19
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