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Customer Reviews for Champion Heavy Duty 6500W Generator

Champion Heavy Duty 6500W Generator

Heavy duty generator features a convenient push-button electric start and includes the battery 6500W rated and 7800W surge power Powered by a 389cc Champion gasoline OHV engine 6.5 gallon (25 L) fuel tank ensures that you have 10 running hours at 50% load Has a noise level of 74 dBA from 23 feet Integrated control panel with 240V and 120V twistlocks and 120V - 20A duplex Low oil shut off Includes 10 inch never flat tires, folding handle and 3-function digital meter
Average Customer Rating:
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3 of 3(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Customer Reviews for Champion Heavy Duty 6500W Generator
Review 1 for Champion Heavy Duty 6500W Generator
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Performance
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Location:Ontario
Researched the product online before purchasing:Yes
Would purchase a Canadian Tire product as a gift:Yes

Very impressed, easy to commission and get going

Date:January 10, 2014
"My present generator (a Homelite LR4300) has served me well for 14 years however lack of availability for parts and issues related to its age put me to work researching a replacement.
This generator made my short list of quality models. Lots of positive reviews in many sources. Has the right features: overhead valves, cast iron sleeve, electric start, and 240v twistlok connection.
Assembly was simple and straight forward and written by someone who speaks English...unlike many other products we sometimes encounter. Surprised to see quality features i didn't know about such as a built in screen on the fuel filler to prevent debris entering the fuel tank.
Performed the simple assembly and pre-start steps (ie adding oil, connecting battery and fueling). the unit started on the first turn from the electric start right out of the box. Very impressed. Even though it is 13hp, it is definitely no louder than my prior 7.5hp Homelite.
Very very very satisfied.
Didn't give a score for durability as i am not able to comment since its just darn brand spankin' new!
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+10points
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Review 2 for Champion Heavy Duty 6500W Generator
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Location:Berwick, NS

Excellent Product For The Money

Date:May 25, 2011
"Had a Coleman Powermate 5000W with the tecumseh engine. Very low tech. engine ran poorly, dirty power. Got this on sale for $749 and I am just so pleased so far. Hooked into my house through a proper transfer panel, it powers up lights, water pump, furnace, fridge etc. (not all things at once) Good clean power that enable my Uninterruptable Power Supplies for my electronics to function properly. sent an Email to support in California asking a question before I went to work, got my answer back that afternoon. Runs much quieter than the Coleman. I marked 5 stars for durability, but that really is yet to be seen."
+145points
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Review 3 for Champion Heavy Duty 6500W Generator
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5 out of 5
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Location:Sunshine Coast, B.C.

Best bang for your buck

Date:November 20, 2010
"We had a tree take out the power lines to our house last year and were without power for 8 days. Had to keep the fridge, freezer, etc. going so ended up biting the bullet and bought this unit, was looking at smaller ones but wanted to run anything I wanted. This generator is amazing..not only did it run my fridge, freezer, heaters, lights,computer, etc. but also had my 52" plasma TV on it and with everything I could throw at it, it never ran over 60% capacity. Just make sure you get a good surge protector to run anything sensitive. Electric start is fantastic, easy to read gas gauge, digital read-out gives you hours run, load and output. 240v. plug is also a bonus. The only thing I could fault it with is it's a little on the loud side but just find a good place to set it up and you won't hear it. At 50-60% load I was using approx. 1 litre of gas per hour."
+74points
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