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Old 03-27-2008
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New Portable Generator

Picked up a 1800 watt inverter McCullugh generater at Costco for $459 seemed like a pretty good deal. Runs fairly quietly. Puts out about 13.5 amps and has 12v too. I wanted something for back up around the house and for camping and hunting so that ruled out a 1000 watt compact unit. At 50lbs this unit is still handy to haul around. Any Ideas on using it and setting it up out on the boat. I don't have shore power yet and use mostly 12v but I wanted something to use as a back up for charging or for tools and maybe occasionally put a small heater on. Don't worry, I don't plan on fireing it up when I have neighbours in a quiet anchorage no matter how quiet the generator runs. I've used generators before but never on a boat. Are they a PITA for a boat.
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