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Old 06-29-2007, 11:44 AM
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Need a small portable generator.
2000-3000watts.
What is a good brand, and don't want to spend too much.
Anyone have a spare?
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There was a long discussion on unFASTrowBOATS.com on this subject. There were a few members picking up the cheap Chinese imitations of the Honda EU2000i for a couple hundred bucks on eBay. (hmmm, irony?? )

I, and about 10 of my friends all have the Honda EU2000i, and we all LOVE them. They are small, dependable, QUIET, and overall a very good package. Expect to pay between $890 and $990 for a new one.
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There was a long discussion on unFASTrowBOATS.com on this subject. There were a few members picking up the cheap Chinese imitations of the Honda EU2000i for a couple hundred bucks on eBay. (hmmm, irony?? )

I, and about 10 of my friends all have the Honda EU2000i, and we all LOVE them. They are small, dependable, QUIET, and overall a very good package. Expect to pay between $890 and $990 for a new one.

Honda, Yamaha makes one as well, but the one a buddy owns has been plagued by problems and dealer eventually bought it back.
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I'm looking at the Honda 2000i too..... Just searching for the best deal
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I'm looking at the Honda 2000i too..... Just searching for the best deal
Team up and buy from a dealer. We did this before for a $50 buck discount.
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The Honda 2000, runs my 7k btu a/c, and lights and tv for overnighters. Paid about $950 from the local Honda cycle dealer.
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I love the honda.Has anyone heard anything about the new Coleman 1800.It has a Subaru motor and claims to be very quiet at just 400 bucks.
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HONDA - nuff said
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I'm looking at the Honda 2000i too..... Just searching for the best deal
Hmm, ask Dan to remind me of that when we discuss my order.. I can get you Honda, Yamaha, or Robin-Subaru... RS actually makes some of Yamaha's units.. We have found them to be quite reliable..
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Can a portable generator be used to run shore power on boats. Where is the generator placed while the boat is at rest?
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