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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 Great machine I use this unit often for the house during storms or at job sites. I purchased a natural gas conversion kit from Amazon and now like during The aftermath of Micheal, it’s running 24 hours a day without me having to refill it with gasoline
Date published: 2018-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Purchased for Hurricane Micheal Preperation Purchased for Hurricane Micheal. So glad I did. This generator has a great fuel capacity and fuel usage per load. Would highly recommend for any emergency and multipurpose!
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from RUNS GREAT Started one pull on the rope after easily installing the wheels & tow handle, and adding oil and gas.
Date published: 2018-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hurricane Ready Bought prior to Hurricane Florence. Easy starting process. Will recommend to any one
Date published: 2018-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product - quality - performance excellent I purchased the RS5500 for use with Hurricane Florence. Put it together, gave it oil and filled it with gas - it started right up on the first pull. Excellent user manual - told me all I needed to do. Highly recommend it. We were without power for 20 hours so I definitely got use out of it.
Date published: 2018-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best mid-sized generators. We bought this before Florence came, to replace a slightly smaller unit. We wanted the 30A capability, as we’d had a breaker and receptacle wired into the panel box when we built our new home last year. This thing is exceptional. We had used our son’s identical model through two previous hurricanes, and knew what we wanted. It assembled easily, starts instantly, and powers what we need it to well. We alternate between using the water heater, shut it off, then turn on the well pump. Simply staggering things works well. This powers a portable 12K btu a/c, two refrigerators, lights, TV, etc., and we couldn’t be more happy with it. Maybe the best mid-sized generator out there.
Date published: 2018-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ease of use Purchased two years ago and never took it out of the box. When Hurricane Florence came to town and the power went out I took it out of the box. It was easy to setup and start. It help get me and my family thru the storm.
Date published: 2018-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy setup Bought for future backup. Started on first pull. ready for next power outage
Date published: 2018-09-21
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