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RS5500

Model #6672

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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 WOW! Single pull and immediate start-up Extremely easy to assemble. Adding oil and gas was quick and easy. Owner's Manual is spot on from Assembly through startup to maintenance. Extremely satisfied with the buying experience and the obvious quality of this product. The wife is especially satisfied and truly at ease with how the product runs and works with the necessary appliances in our home. We feel much more prepared for any natural disaster in our Florida home.
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 5500RS Portable Generator I really liked all the features this product has and it was an affordable addition. Great backup unit when needed and dependable.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Generator The setup was simple with easy to follow instructions. Once setup was complete, it fired right up. When the power went out during a hurricane the generator had no problems running the refrigerator and some other small items. It is a great generator for the money and does exactly what it is supposed to do.
Date published: 2017-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heavy Duty This thing is built like a tank! I am impressed by the size of the frame and the quality of the build. As advertised it is quite easy to start and run. The only thing that I would change would be to add a fuel cutoff so the carb could be run dry for storage. Not a deal breaker though.
Date published: 2017-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very well made and easy to maintain This unit is replacing a 14 year old gen. I was shocked to find that most of the replacement parts for the other unit are unavailable. Generac has been around for quit a while and have a great reputation for service and dependability. I got it home, took about 30 minutes to get it ready. It fired up first pull and ran for about an hour under load for testing. No problems working great.
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid generator. So far so good. Right out of the box theRS5500 is impressive. Fit and finish is impeccable. The unit is heavy for sure but it's not a toy so I expected that. After putting the oil in and adding gas the power dial made starting quite simple. What a great idea to put the choke, run and gas shutoff in one convenient dial. Once the generator was warmed up a little I plugged in some light loads and the tone of the engine never changed. I plan to test it further by plugging in a big refrigerator/freezer to see how it handles a bigger load. I have every confidence this Generac will be up to that task as well.
Date published: 2017-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unit starts easy and holds the load This RS5500 unit runs great and easy start. Unit keeps up with the demand you put on it. Never stop or bogged down with power demand. Would recommend this to everyone.
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good value. The Generator was very easy to assemble and prepare for operation. It started quickly and easily and ran smooth and surprisingly quiet. The included cable is a big boost in the value.
Date published: 2017-09-24
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