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GP6500E

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Generac GP Series 6500E Portable Generator

An affordable solution for many different applications, the GP6500E with electric start 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.

Plug-in battery charger jack keeps battery charged and ready to go.

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 6500E</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 4 out of 5 by from Easy start Needed because of ice storm power would be off for at least a week. Filled with oil and gas it started on first pull. It run all night with one tank of gas. Had quick connect at power pole easy work for next when you live in country, South Dakota
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product I like the color and paint job. It starts easily and holds a good quantity of fuel. Construction is German caliber excellent. Portability is good despite the weight.
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great generator for the money. I purchased this generator as a backup to keep the heat on, well pump running, and refrigerator running. It was easy to assemble, and runs fairly quietly. I recommend it.
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product for the price This generator works great and I got it for a great price on sale. I havn't used it much, but it starts right away and seems to have a lot of power. The only complaint I have is that getting the cotter pins in for the wheels is a bit hard how they have them positioned. Other than that the generator seems to be great so far.
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This product was not needed Recently purchased to use for the anticipated ice storm that did not come. Overall seems to be of great quality and very user friendly. Will update review after using.
Date published: 2017-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Generator This generator is great and starts right up with no problem. The option to be able to pull start it is also great.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great purchase I had to use the generator about 1 week after purchase. I had it installed with a transfer switch. It was easy to use. It supplies enough power to run my whole house. We ran it for 4-5 hours without any issues.
Date published: 2017-01-02
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