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Generac GP Series 8000E Portable Generator

Generac GP Series 8000E Portable Generator

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

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

Generac <strong>GP Series 8000E</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 4 out of 5 by from Good Reliable Generator for home back up use With three consecutive NorEaster's this past March, power outages were commonplace on Cape Cod. Tired of being with out power, I researched generator manufacturers and dealers. Deciding upon the GP 8000 was a good decision. Fuel efficient, fairly quiet, many options, and most importantly ease of use. I travel frequently and wanted my wife to comfortable running it if needed. Not being mechanically astute, she quickly grasped the concepts and was comfortable operating the generator. Definitely recommend.
Date published: 2018-04-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another Quality Generator GP8000E This GP8000E has most of the features I was looking for in a replacement/upgrade Generator. Electric Start is a must for me, Hour meter for Maintenance intervals is a great feature, low oil shut down, and charger for the battery. This unit came with Plastic "No Flat" tires that I find are harder to maneuver the unit with over the driveway lip, gravel etc. these obstacles are mini stopping blocks for these tires compared to pneumatic tires. One noteworthy item I was surprised with is no oil filter as my older Generac has a spin on oil filter but that's not a deal breaker for me. With GENERAC's quality and reputation I expect to get another 10 plus years out of this unit as I have on my old Generac that will be passed on to a family member home for back-up there. Overall i'm very pleased so far with my upgraded unit. I would recommend this unit for any homeowner as back-up power.
Date published: 2018-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product has great features Including electric start which is an awesome feature to the mobility kit making it easy to store and pull out when needed.
Date published: 2018-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Generator Generac makes a quality product at an affordable price; plus I prefer to support American made products. I bought this model on sale for $800. In the past 15 months, I've only put 75 hours on this unit to date (although it ran for 72 hours recently with several cooling/fueling/oil check breaks - at 40 hours, I hadn't burned a drop of oil but I did the first oil change). Basic maintenance is simple enough for anybody to perform. The GP8000E feeds my main panel and powers everything I demand in my house, such as my pellet stove, electric range, well pump, lights, microwave, outlets and TV. I haven't tried powering my hot water heater but at 5,500 watts, I think it would do just fine if I shut some stuff off. It sits approximately 20 feet from my bedroom; the noise is barely noticeable when I am laying in bed. I do ensure that my carbon monoxide detectors are on whenever I have this unit powering my house. It's much more fuel efficient than I expected, averaging around 2 hours per gallon of fuel. With all of this being said, I do hear a bit of occasional surging once the temperature hits 25 degrees or below but it has no performance issues. In my opinion, portable gas powered generators are the way to go for powering a house during an emergency. Natural gas isn't an option in my area so we are limited to propane; getting a propane delivery after being without power for a week isn't always an option!
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Upgrade We had a 14-year old Generac 5500 which was just replaced with this 8000 watt model. I brought it home from the dealer and used it immediately. This review is brought to you with auxillary power generated by Generac!
Date published: 2018-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works everytime Very simple to use cranks easy, Very quiet. Can never go wrong with a generac, also customer service is the best
Date published: 2018-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! Ran this generator for almost 5 months everyday after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Was the only thing that kept the family from going insane. Absolutely trustworthy and it never skipped a beat. The electric switch stopped working but with the manual start we never went a day without power. Heard a lot of people complain about their generators but we never had a problem.
Date published: 2018-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great features starts an runs great i bought 2 generac generators an they work great. very pleased.
Date published: 2018-01-27
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