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RS5500

Model #6672

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$749.00 MSRP Where To Buy

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GENERAC RS SERIES 5500 PORTABLE GENERATOR

Generac’s Rapid Start portable generators with PowerDial™, provides back up power with the turn of a dial. The PowerDial streamlines the start-up process by putting all the controls on one convenient dial, so no more separate switches for turning on the engine, opening the fuel valve, or to adjust the choke.

GENERAC <strong>RS SERIES 5500</strong> PORTABLE GENERATOR

PowerDial™ integrates the start, run and stop functions into one simple-to-use dial, conveniently located for quicker startup and shut-down, eliminating the search for separate controls in an emergency

Generac's 389cc OHV engine with splash lubrication provides a long engine life

Low-oil shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage

Covered outlets provide added protection from the environment and rugged working conditions

Hour Meter tracks maintenance intervals.

 

1-¼ inch hardened steel tube cradle for added durability and strength

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

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

Heavy-duty, never-flat wheels for reliable portability

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Still good today Bought a Generac 23 yrs. ago. Still running strong. Gave it to my son so I bought another after bad weather rolled thru and knocked out power. Went and bought a bigger one. Got home, put oil and gas in. Started after 3 pulls and ran for almost 4 hrs. with no problems. Hope this one last as long. Also have a Generac pressure washer thats going great.
Date published: 2017-06-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very simple and straight forward I bought this unit to replace a smaller aged generator that is used for emergency power for my home. The features of this generator give me peace of mind knowing that my wife can easily operate it if I am out of town for work. The only drawback is that it is slightly louder than I expected. When the power lines are down who really cares about noise, just as long as you have lights, right? Overall, I am satisfied with the purchase, and I am really pleased with the simplicity of the controls.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is extremely easy to operate. This generator really is a great investment. Perfect to have as a back up around the house, or to power any kind of outdoor activities. I love it.
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very dependable and easy to put into full operation We had a terrible storm in Washington State where 9 power poles snapped like twigs. We had just filled our fridge and freezer with food and meat and knew it would take a while to get power restored. My wife, during work went and chose this particular model, which was basically a God send as I read the easy to understand instructions on running the generator, put gas and oil in it, pulled rope once, and it was purring like a kitten. We ran 3 extension cords to keep from losing over $600 worth of food, had the TV for entertainment and also was able to make fresh coffee. Very dependable and easy to use machine, "Thank You" Generac!!
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product Had the unit running for over 60 hours straight right out of the box. Worked great. Very pleased.
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Long cold power outage ran good Ran well in very cold conditions. I am not a fan of the 50 hour valve adjustment this requires disassembly and replacement of parts and service center costs for a new machine.
Date published: 2017-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and easy Purchased this RS5500 to get me through an extended power outage due to a wind storm. Setup was fast, easy and well documented. I was able to setup and get the generator in service in 30 minutes. I like the features, like the choke and gas shutoff combined on the Power Dial. I also like that is has many options for connecting all types of cables. I especially like the included 20' 30amp extension cord that was included, this is a $100 value, and is very handy. I have only used the generator for one day, but so far I am extremely satisfied with the product and its performance.
Date published: 2017-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's Electric!!! We just had some 50 plus mile per hour winds in Michigan. Everyone at work was whining about losing power. My wife and I didn't lose power because I have the RS5500 hooked up to the house. It runs whatever we need and she can start it if I am not around. Inexpensive piece of mind with great quality!! Perfect back up for a home.
Date published: 2017-03-11
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