Harbor freight generator and stand up AC unit installation.

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  1. 77fib77

    77fib77 Road Train Member

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    I had a stand up AC unit 8000 btu. Today I bought a 499 dollar predator 1600/2000 watt inverter generator. They gave me an instore coupon for 70 bucks on the gen if I bought the year warranty for 79 dollars. The generator is strong enough to run the AC unit. I have a 2000 watt inverter , it can't run the AC unit.

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  2. razor1983

    razor1983 Medium Load Member

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    You should’ve bought the 4000w gen, it’s what I have, runs my ac no problem. Also no real need for inverters, power conditioners, etc. unless you are using it for expensive ### electronics or medical equipment I wouldn’t worry about dirty power
     
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  3. Intothesunset

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    That predator looks like a mini Honda Gen set.
    That AC looks odd?
     
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    I only have so much room with the hoses. So I got the smaller foot print generator. Plus I have short wheel base truck.
     
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    Intothesunset Medium Load Member

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    6.5 hour run on 50% load would tick me off if I got woke up in a hot truck.
     
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  7. Cam Roberts

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  8. 77fib77

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    Yeah I though of the same thing. Will see maybe I will upsize. They told me 90 days, but it can't smell like gas and I can go up in size.
     
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    i bet i could figure a way to make a larger fuel tank
     
  10. 77fib77

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    What size ac do you have?
     
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