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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 American made product Have a friend that has a Generac and raves about it all the time.Did some investigating and found that for the money you can't find a better more reliable unit.Come with its own cart,which is an option with most other units.The dial startup can't be any easier to use,starts with the first pull every time,and I have a very bad back but the unit started so easy I couldn't believe it,wish my push mower started this easy.
Date published: 2017-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable Home backup generator I purchased the RS5500 generator to have on hand for bad winter storms and power outages. My area has a tendency to be without power for a day or two minimum when it does go out. I haven't had the opportunity to use it during an outage yet, however it was very easy to assemble out of the box and to get running. It fires up on the first pull and the dial makes it very easy to get going. I also found it surprisingly quiet compared to other portal generals I have been around. Can't wait to put it to use!
Date published: 2017-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A fantastic generator! I bought this generator (RS5500) for my parents as a gift after hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. It was easy to set it up and to get running. Even my mom can start it without any problem. We are amazed that it can power up the entire home with great fuel consumption. Thank you Generac for making my family's life more easier after the event we are going through.
Date published: 2017-12-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Reliable and Fuel Efficient We put almost 200 hours on this unit during hurricane Irma. It always started on the first pull, and ran flawless the entire time. The only issue is the noise. I understand there is only so much that can be done in terms of sound, but if there was an accessory for an upgradeable muffler, I would gladly purchase it... or my neighbors might purchase it for me. I ended up parking cars around and in-between neighbors to try and help, but it's loud, no way around it.
Date published: 2017-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This comes recommended by my contractor. At my age I wanted something easy to setup and be ready for use.
Date published: 2017-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good piece of equipment Easy to set up, Instructions are very clear, simple starting and operation. Started on first pull and has done so ever since. Could have a little quieter exhaust tone but is not too bad. It saved two freezers during recent hurricane.
Date published: 2017-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great features Bought it for outage in case of hurricane. One of three in a row, that never affected us. But with an impending move to the mountains, it will be used.
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is an excellent product; worked right out of the box I am please with the RS 5500 generator. This is my first generator and I am looking forward for great service for many years to come.
Date published: 2017-10-21
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