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Portable Generator, Rated Watts6500,389cc

GENERAC

Price: $1,106.00 / each

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  • Item # 6FDK8
  • Mfr. Model # 5940
  • UNSPSC # 26111604
  • Catalog Page # 1361
  • Shipping Weight 197.0 lbs.
Country of Origin ChinaCountry of Origin is subject to change.

Technical Specs

  • ItemPortable Generator
  • Rated Watts6500
  • Surge Watts8125
  • Engine BrandGenerac OHV
  • Voltage120/240
  • Amps @ 120/240V54.2/27.1
  • Circuit BreakerYes
  • Engine Size389cc
  • Engine AlternatorBrush
  • Run Time @ Full Load5 hr./Tank
  • Run Time @ 1/2 Load10 hr./Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity7.2 gal.
  • Starter TypeRecoil
  • Wheel Kit IncludedYes
  • Air Cleaner TypeSingle Element
  • Low Oil Shut DownYes
  • Length27-1/4"
  • Width27"
  • Height25"
  • Full Power SwitchNo
  • Fuel TypeGasoline
  • Outlets(2) 5-20R 120V, (1) L14-30R Twist-Lock 120/240V
  • Run Time Hour MeterYes
  • Cylinder MaterialCast Iron
  • IncludesHandle, Bottle of Oil, Oil Funnel
  • Warranty2 yr. Limited Residential, 1 yr. Commercial
  • StandardsCSA Certified
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Compliance and Restrictions

  • Hazardous material - Engines

  • This item has been restricted from sale in the following states: CA.

  • This product contains a chemical that is regulated under California Proposition 65.

    Warning: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.

    Warning: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Details

Features circuit breaker protected outlets and includes first oil. Has low-tone muffler for quiet operation and never-flat wheels. For outdoor use only.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 147reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very Good So Far I bought the Generac GP6500E because of an extended power outage last Christmas. We recently had a Fall snow storm and were out of power for 4 days. The generator performed very well during the outage. Started on 1st or second pull every time. Provided all the power I needed to run the well, furnace, lights, TV, satellite dish, Fridge and freezer. It would run longer than the 10 hours the specs say at half load. Only issue is that it is a little bulky to move around if you are not on pavement. It is a good sized machine so it sinks in a bit on grass, especially if it is wet. The wheels are good sized and the frame is sturdy but it is heavy enough to make it a little difficult on grass, sand. The wheels also pack up with snow and stop rolling so you need to keep the path clear to the ground or clear the wheels frequently. Other than that it has been a good machine. November 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Needed an electric start generator Happily found a Generac generator located in Vermont. It was shipped to us and delivered within the week. Has all the features we need - but most importantly, the electric start. October 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very Happy with the generator. Easy to use and exactly what I needed Generator is very easy to maintain and use . Exactly what I needed October 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Overall excellent product I recently installed a power inlet box to my breaker panel and purchased this generator to to power the house in case of a power outage. I have tested it a couple times now and it works great. Electric start would be nice but its really not needed. This generator is easy to pull start and starts on the 1st pull every time. October 13, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Recommended by Electrician This generator was recommended for my house as a relatively inexpensive generator for needs in house, including well water pump and sump pump. It was recommended by my electrician. October 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good value for a high quality product This unit has everything I need for home backup. It's a heavy machine but the pivot handle makes it easy to move around. I also like the never flat wheels. The only drawback is the lack of clear instructions for changing oil and draining fuel. The instructions are vague for a novice like me. I need more detail and better drawings. Well worth the price I paid for home backup. September 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Its like a good insurance policy! Very pleased with this product ,starts very easy and quiet. I have done a lot of research, and borrowed generators, I'm so glad I went with a Generac. September 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Over all has worked well Happy with the Generac 6500E. Issue with cord not retracting . I am bringing it to be repaired under warranty. will up date when I get it back. September 18, 2014
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The GP6500 features a Generac brand 389cc over head valve (OHV) engine.
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