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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 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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product Love this product. Helped a lot during hurricane Florence. Just need to know how many hours does it need to have on it before I need to change the oil or do any maintenance on it to keep it running well. Other then I’ve got to replace the screw for one of the feet. Because of the vibration the screw and foot keeps coming off. Love this product.
Date published: 2018-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent product Bought it used at Lowe’s but it didn’t come with wheels or a handle. Where can I buy these?
Date published: 2018-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great Power Opened box easy setup started right up.Quality generator
Date published: 2018-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The RS5500 has enough power Bought the RS5500 3 days ago, Last one the store had and was the display model. Brought the unit home , filled it with oil and about half gallon of fuel and the unit started right up. Like the power dial feature. ONE PROBLEM> NO OWNERS MANUAL. I need a "written" owners manual, is this possible to obtain . Have not yet used this unit and the "FOUR" OUTLET" CORD has color codes but without any owners instruction I do not know what the different color codes mean on the outlets.
Date published: 2018-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to set up I have own mine mine for three years. Starts up easy. Only issue I had is where I stored for three months with fuel in tank. Had to replace the fuel filter and clean carb out. Starts and runs again. The 10 percent ethonel added fuel will clog if sets too long. Add stabilizer to keep it from it causing problems when time to use in emergency.
Date published: 2018-09-13
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