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Generac GP Series 1800 Portable Generator

An affordable solution for recreation applications. Perfect size for tailgating,camping and power tool use.

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

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

CSA Certified.

Low-oil level shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage.

Hardened steel tube cradle for added durability and strength.

Generac <strong>GP Series 1800</strong> Portable Generator

The Power to Live. Work. Play.

Portable generators are a welcome addition to many activities at home, at work, and away. In an emergency, portable generators can provide critical backup power. They make camping and tailgating more comfortable. And contractors appreciate the flexibility portable power brings to the jobsite.

GP Series Accessories

Maximize your investment and maintain your Generac portable generator with a variety of accessories.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ready for storm After losing a fridge full of food, we bought a Generac inverter generator. Gp 2200. Ran a few hours break in then switched to synthetic 5w-30 for much better protection from high temps. Can run sump pump, fridge, freezer, washer and gas dryer. Obviously.not all at the same time, used watt meter and two at a time should be ok. Fairly quiet, starts easy, run dry after use. Turn carburetor screw with small hose on it to drain carb bowl. Most important, run ethanol free gas and add stabilizer!
Date published: 2022-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality&Reliability In a uncertain world of power supply. This product speaks for itself. It provides me with peace of mind.Small size and ease of use.Provides all of my minimal needs powering home camping and fishing.Highly recommend this generator.
Date published: 2019-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding value and quality Bought this for camping. Use it to run lights, music and coffee maker. Needed something easy to start and dependable. Two 20 amp outlets just fine. 1-2 pull start up, ran nearly 12 hours 1st day on the job. Easy to transport.
Date published: 2016-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for me Being a senior citizen,I needed less complicated products.This generator is exactly what I needed for me to maintain.Not as heavy as some and makes it easier for me to move it without help.Coming from an area with frequent storms causing power outages, this is just right for what I need..
Date published: 2015-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Still think I made a good choice, BUT,... The first, "just out of the box" test run was at once a success and a failure. The success: It started (took a few pulls but that's no surprise with the carb and fuel lines empty) and ran smoothly (it's quieter than I expected - a bonus). The "fail" part: BOTH vibration mounts on the unit's left side ("left" relative to the end where the recoil starter, air cleaner, and choke lever are located) BROKE (rubber and metal separated) while I was attempting to start it (and no, I didn't use excessive force pulling the starter rope). I'll be contacting Customer Service about getting replacements.
Date published: 2015-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great purchase This was recommended by the salesperson and as we stood in the checkout line another customer told us how happy he was with the one he purchased last year. It is easy to start and operate. Makes washing lawn equipment easy. We're happy with our purchase.
Date published: 2014-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for motocross track! We got tired of being hot and sitting in the dark. Unpackaged unit and filled with supplied oil and added fuel. Came with choke in the on position and started first pull. Runs lights, fans, tv, and cell chargers easliy. Not super quiet but not loud for what it is. Very happy so far!!
Date published: 2014-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I needed, when I needed it. Ran my freezer, fridge, and sump. It was not the generator I wanted. But when water is running in. I bought the last one on the shelf and I could not be happier. Ran for 72 hours straight without a problem. Also turns out I got a screaming deal. 25% off retail.
Date published: 2014-07-04
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