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Briggs & Stratton 40445 generator

 
Approximate retail price:
$2200
Summary: This Briggs & Stratton small stationary generator is natural gas- or propane-powered and is rated for 6,000 (natural gas) and 8,000 (propane) watts. It has:
• electric start
• fuel shutoff
• low-oil shutoff
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Type: Small stationary generators
About - Briggs & Stratton 40445

The Briggs & Stratton 40445 is part of the generator test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, generator models like the 40445 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Power delivery:
How much wattage models delivered and how well they handled surges in power demand over various loads.

Power quality:
A generator's ability to deliver power smoothly, with consistent voltage.

Noise:
Measured at 23 and 50 feet from the generator. We recommend hearing protection for standing close by the unit while it's running.
Features & Specs - Briggs & Stratton 40445
info Claimed output (watts) NG 6000 LPG 8000
info Fuel type LPG/NG
info Weight (lbs.) NA
info Fuel shutoff Yes
info Low-oil shutoff Yes
info Electric start Yes
info Fuel gauge No
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User Reviews - Briggs & Stratton 40445
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3.0
it works,but it does have problems.
1/12/2015
Pros
price
Cons
Noise
Reliability
Reliabilitynoise
Best Uses
Emergency power
Comment:
Had to replace the main breaker.<br />Will not shut off when the power returns. Have to do this manually.<br />Has low frquency problems.<br />Very noisey.<br />Cannot contact manufacture.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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