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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 5 out of 5 by from Great product ,very dependable. My new generator is fantastic. Easy to use even after a misplaced the manual. The unit is new and only used 2 times last summer (2017). When I used it this year unfortunately there was a problem, only one of the outlets worked correctly. The other outlet (power) worked so I could do my job. When I called the factory for help the representative was excellent. helped me register the generator so I could get it fixed and helped me find a repair center. This is my 1st Generac product but not my last, definitely quality and excellent service. Thank you, Mark
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More Power! This unit has 120 Volt outlets as well as 1-30 Amp 120/240 Volt twist lock outlet. With the 30 Amp outlet you can run More Power! The electric start and pull start are fantastic. The best of both worlds. Just follow the recommendations from the owners manual and carefully select your electric loads and anyone can have emergency power safely. More Power!
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Home back-up Great machine! I look forward to never using it - I think you know what I mean!
Date published: 2018-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great for emergency backup power After several years of wanting a generator for backup power during utility power outages, and several years of putting it off, I finally bought a Generac GP8000E. I chose this model because it just happened to be available where I was shopping and because of Generac's overall good reputation. I also wanted a generator in this 7500 to 10,000 watt category. I added a third-party mechanical lock-out mechanism and a 40 amp double pole back-feed breaker to my main breaker panel, and fed it through a 30-amp power inlet box. The mechanical lock-out acts as a manual transfer switch, in compliance with electrical codes and safety regulations. This keeps me, my generator, my house, and power company personnel all safe. This arrangement allows me to power my entire house (except my central air conditioning) all on the GP8000E. My historical electrical usage data indicated that during non-A/C months, I never drew more that 5000 watts from the power company at any given time. Thus this 8000 watt -capable generator is perfect! I even measured the AC current with typical household loads all turned on (lights, refrigerator, basement freezer, computers, etc.) while running on this generator and I got a reading around 7 to 10 amps on each "hot" leg of the 240 volt 30 amp feed from the generator. Thus I still have a very comfortable "cushion" before I approach this generator's maximum power rating. I bought this generator about 2 years ago. I've only needed to use it a couple of times, but tonight I *needed* it! It started right up and ran continuously for about 7 hours straight. No problems. It provided all the power we needed for lights, refrigeration, TV, and computers all without a hiccup. I'm very pleased.
Date published: 2018-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice portable generator Nice portable generator that is easy to use and should power my entire house in the event of a power outage.
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product will be great for power outages I bought this product for power outages. Sump pump in basement was primary reason since I have a finished basement. It was also important to me for my refrigerator and freezer to keep my food from being ruined during a power outage.
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dependable work hourse Ordered as a backup unit for my home. Easily runs everything I need during power outage. The generator is fairly quite for its size and very easy to start.
Date published: 2018-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased I had wanted to have an automatic standby generator; but the installation costs quoted by two different contractors was more than I wished to pay. I decided to replace my existing portable generator with one with electric start so that my wife could start it if we lost power when I was not home. The GP8000E met out needs exactly. I am pleased with the quality of construction and features. Assembly was simple, involving installing the legs and wheels, filling the crankcase with the supplied oil, and filling the gas tank. I didn't need to charge the battery, I just pressed the start button, adjusted the choke, and I was in business.
Date published: 2018-05-14
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