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GP6500 COsense®

Model #7672

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$799.00 MSRP
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Generac GP Series 6500 COsense® Portable Generator

The GP6500 COsense® offers powerful protection against hazardous carbon monoxide. Engineered to detect building amounts of CO faster than a household carbon monoxide monitor. 

COsense® Technology STOPS, ALERTS, SAVES. Powerful protection from hazardous carbon monoxide. 

PowerRushADVANCED TECHNOLOGY delivers 40% more starting capacity allowing you to do more with less.*

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

Hour meter tracks maintenance intervals.

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

Low-oil level shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage.

Covered outlets provides added protection from the environment and rugged working conditions.

1 1/4" steel tube cradle for added durability and strength.

Fold-down, locking handle for sturdy portability and compact storage.

Heavy-duty, never-flat wheels for reliable portability.

Disclaimer *Increases electrical current upon demand above rated output when starting electric motors.

 

Generac <strong>GP Series 6500 COsense® </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.

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointed I bought my unit just over a year ago and haven't had a need for its use until a week ago. It seemed easy to start, move around, and looked good. I lost power for approximately 36 hours and used the 120v outlets to keep my refrigerator and a small freezer operating. The freezer had no issues. The fridge however, kept tripping the gfi breaker and nothing I could do kept it running. I've seen articles concerning gfci and bonded neutrals but couldn't locate any info on Generac website. I contacted a Generac technician and asked about issues and was told my fridge is at fault and she directed me to a website to talk to an electrician for only $5 for 7 days and then $37/month thereafter. I did explain to the tech that I owned a Generac 5k watt generator for 20 years that took care of the fridge and freezer in the past - I decided to retire that unit and pick up the new GP6500. So, my question is-what do I need to do to the generator to run the fridge? It is currently plugged into a 15 amp outlet and works great. . .
Date published: 2020-06-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good product The product was easy to set up and get started, although very heavy for one person to work with. Once the wheels and handle were attached, it was easy to handle.
Date published: 2020-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from WARNING! PINCH POINT at handle we recently bought 8 of these generators, they seam to be well built and do what they need to do. BUT, BEWARE of the Handle!! when handling the generator, the handle swung up and pinched the tips of 2 fingers off. After that we saw that the handle could be pinned in the up or down position.
Date published: 2020-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from YES & NO on Recommendation I would recommend this Generac GP6500 COSense Generator for his built and quality. It feels a lot heavy than the stated specs, but overall built and quality of the product makes it worth the expense. It also runs for around 12-14 hours on a full tank. No I would not recommend this Generac GP6500 COSense Generator, because of several reasons. (This coming from someone who uses it for full-time RV and boondocking travel), - First: it's heavy. It's heavy to move and it heavy to carry. I'm a single parent at the moment so I don't have someone else willing to help me move it up and down from my truck. Why couldn't you just run it from the truck? You can, but the COSense sensor shuts it off most of the time to protect you from the invisible gas. - Secondly: it's loud. It's not something you operate daily, especially if you live in RV parks here and there like us. I have to set it away far away to cut out the decibles it produces. It's a bitter sweet review if you ask me. I wish I had something that was a lot quieter and lighter to handle with the same power and build quality.
Date published: 2020-05-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not worth it Won’t stay running . CO sensor trips after about 15 seconds of running in the middle of the back yard .
Date published: 2020-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Starts right up! Just purchased this fall for the New England winters. We haven't had to use it YET, but kind of looking forward to it. Right out of the box, it started right up and continues to start the first pull while waiting to use. I did test it on the whole house and all important appliances ran without a hitch! This particular generator is quieter than I thought it would be
Date published: 2019-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from starts ez and works excellent. been using it for camping with camper , runs everything with no problem. runs fairly quiet to , i don't mind , but helps keep peace.
Date published: 2019-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Gift EVER!!!! These days, living in CA isn't what it used to be. With 4 two day plus power outages between 10/9 and 10/30, we needed a generator. We purchased a GP6500, model G0076830. What a gift during these days. It can keep my husbands medical equipment and our refrigerator and freezer charged, with as little as 2 hours a day!!! Thank you Generac and Calaveras Lumber for making these days easier.
Date published: 2019-10-31
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