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#61
mtbkski;42212 Wrote:OK, Generator is being delivered tomorrow. Yippee!!!!

Now, till the electrician gets here to hook up my outside plug and tap into my fuse boxes.... Are there any extension cords that would be "recommended" for me to have?

Any gauge better than another? Advantages and disadvantages to multi plugs?

Can I plug a surge protector to the extension cord? Is this a good idea or not? Can I use a surge protector that allows me to plug in multiple plugs to run a lot of things off one line, as long as I don't overdraw the generator, or should I plug each thing in individually to a heavy duty plug with multiple adapter ends.

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For your main feed line if you're running extension cords, you want as heavy as you can get.
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#62
Got my generator. It is currently running out in the yard to get the one hour break in period done. I'm actually surprised how quite it is.

Crappy pics. I used my phone and the sun was nice and bright. But it is mine, and I'm ready for the next power outage.

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In the beginning a Patriot is a scarce man, Hated, Feared and Scorned; but in time, when his cause succeeds, the timid join them, because then it cost nothing to be a Patriot.... Mark Twain.
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#63
Congrats! Looks like a decent unit.
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#64
billamj;42850 Wrote:Congrats! Looks like a decent unit.

It came with a neat feature. It has cables that plug into the generator, that you can use to charge up a car battery with.
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In the beginning a Patriot is a scarce man, Hated, Feared and Scorned; but in time, when his cause succeeds, the timid join them, because then it cost nothing to be a Patriot.... Mark Twain.
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#65
mtbkski;42845 Wrote:Got my generator. It is currently running out in the yard to get the one hour break in period done. I'm actually surprised how quite it is.

Crappy pics. I used my phone and the sun was nice and bright. But it is mine, and I'm ready for the next power outage.

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I ordered mine from HD on Nov. 2nd and im still waiting for it! Glad yours came so quickly.
We should not forget that the spark which ignited the American Revolution was caused by the British attempt to confiscate the firearms of the colonists. - Patrick Henry

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#66
Just got a shipping notice this morning!
We should not forget that the spark which ignited the American Revolution was caused by the British attempt to confiscate the firearms of the colonists. - Patrick Henry

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#67
So the freight company lost my order! They cant find my paperwork or the generator. WTF. They called on Monday to set up delivery for yesterday and never showed. I called them at 4 because it was supposed to be delivered between 9 and 1. The dispatcher told me it was on its way and the driver was 15 mins away. 4hrs later I called back only to find that they lost my paperwork and dont know where the generator is. not happy!
We should not forget that the spark which ignited the American Revolution was caused by the British attempt to confiscate the firearms of the colonists. - Patrick Henry

[Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh2sWSVRrmo]
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#68
bucksco;57689 Wrote:So the freight company lost my order! They cant find my paperwork or the generator. WTF. They called on Monday to set up delivery for yesterday and never showed. I called them at 4 because it was supposed to be delivered between 9 and 1. The dispatcher told me it was on its way and the driver was 15 mins away. 4hrs later I called back only to find that they lost my paperwork and dont know where the generator is. not happy!

What's the name of the shipping company? Maybe someone on here knows someone there who can help you out.
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#69
I got a call tonight saying that they found my order and they scheduled delivery for next week. we'll see lol
We should not forget that the spark which ignited the American Revolution was caused by the British attempt to confiscate the firearms of the colonists. - Patrick Henry

[Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh2sWSVRrmo]
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