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Old 08-29-2012, 07:46 AM   #15
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Maybe get a regular, higher output generator and run it during the day (heat, hot water, well pump, cooking, etc.). And keep the quite Honda for at night to keep some lights, a fridge, blower for the heater (or a little cube heater).
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This is actually what I meant to suggest. The OP has a nice quiet small generator - the Honda inverter. A second more powerful generator would run the big starting load stuff when necessary, while the Honda kept the furnace or fridge running over night.
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I have loaned my 5000 watt backup gen out more than I have used it myself that said if you have a well that is not a shallow "stab" well you are probably running the pump on 220 volt so you need to be able to output 220 and have a way to hook it into your house load center.

Keeping fresh fuel on hand is a bit of a pain, summer I rotate fuel cans through the lawn tractor. Winter I have to generally rotate it through the car, or the snow blower but that does not use much. Nothing I enjoy about being at the gas station pouring a 5 gallon gas can into a car at 15 degrees then refilling the can.
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