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No gas for Generators after Sandy
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They say that there is plenty of gas for customers. The problem is that gas stations are closed, or don't have electricity to pump gas. One thing to think about when purchasing your generators. A Tri-Fuel or one that runs on another type of fuel may be the smarter choice if things were to go badly for you.

http://autos.aol.com/article/gas-Sandy-N...d%3D228858
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This place has many conversion kits. http://propane-generators.com/index.html
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nomad;33915 Wrote:This place has many conversion kits. http://propane-generators.com/index.html

That's where I got mine.
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#4
They just showed one gas station that was open on TV in New Jersey. They actually have a line set up for people filling 5 gallon cans for generators. They have police all around directing traffic and making sure it runs smoothly. What I pointed out to my wife was the three other gas stations all around the open one. None of them are open.
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What about one of these Winco's? Winco 12000 Watt Tri-Fuel

Never heard of Winco, do they make a quality product? Huh
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LifeInPa;34068 Wrote:What about one of these Winco's? Winco 12000 Watt Tri-Fuel

Never heard of Winco, do they make a quality product? Huh

I haven't heard of them, but they are using Honda engines, so that's a good thing.
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LifeInPa;34068 Wrote:What about one of these Winco's? Winco 12000 Watt Tri-Fuel

Never heard of Winco, do they make a quality product? Huh

Couldn't you put in a whole house generator for that price, that kicks on automatically when the power goes out?
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streaker69;34071 Wrote:
LifeInPa;34068 Wrote:What about one of these Winco's? Winco 12000 Watt Tri-Fuel

Never heard of Winco, do they make a quality product? Huh

I haven't heard of them, but they are using Honda engines, so that's a good thing.

We have a 10000 watt dayton with a honda motor where I work, not nearly as quiet as the real honda generators. But it does run good and we have had no problems with it.
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streaker69;34071 Wrote:
LifeInPa;34068 Wrote:What about one of these Winco's? Winco 12000 Watt Tri-Fuel

Never heard of Winco, do they make a quality product? Huh

I haven't heard of them, but they are using Honda engines, so that's a good thing.

Yes that's why I considered them since Honda engines have a good reputation.

mtbkski;34075 Wrote:
LifeInPa;34068 Wrote:What about one of these Winco's? Winco 12000 Watt Tri-Fuel

Never heard of Winco, do they make a quality product? Huh

Couldn't you put in a whole house generator for that price, that kicks on automatically when the power goes out?

It's something that is being considered. A home stand by generation of similar wattage and installation probably easily runs $5k. Right now we only have one, vertical pill shaped propane tank that feeds our only propane device: A fireplace. I am concerned that a larger tank will be required to run a home stand-by setup which means even more money. Finally if we can't get the propane company to refill the tank during an event do these home stand by generators come with a tap off so I can hook up 20#-100# tanks? I want that option just in case.
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How many hours do you get out of your gas powered generators, out of curiosity?
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