Predator 68530 generator

 
Approximate retail price:
$219.99
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Summary: This Predator portable generator is gasoline-powered and is rated for 7,000 watts. It has:
• electric start
• fuel shutoff
• low-oil shutoff
• 6 power outlets
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Type: Portable generators
About - Predator 68530

The Predator 68530 is part of the generator test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, generator models like the 68530 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


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

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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 - Predator 68530
info Claimed output (watts) 7000
info Fuel type gasoline
info Weight (lbs.) 243
info Fuel shutoff Yes
info Low-oil shutoff Yes
info Electric start Yes
info Fuel gauge Yes
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User Reviews - Predator 68530
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
NICE UNIT
10/2/2015
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Comment:
This is a awesome generator I use this 12 hours a day.<br />I love this generator.GREAT PRODUCT!!!
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
don't let the price fool ya
9/14/2015
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Comment:
For running my cabin in the mountains and my power tools
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
I really like this generator
8/29/2015
Pros
Easy To Run The Carb Dry
price for the features
Very Easy Start
Cons
12v Dc Outlet Reversed
Noisy
Best Uses
Rare Home Pwr Backup
Comment:
occasional home power backup<br /><br />I have a diesel generator on the RV - for whatever reason, on our RV it's a 120 only inverter type generator. I wanted this generator to run our 240v heatpump.<br /><br />The main thing I found wrong is the 12 vdc power outlet is reversed - I'll be changing that <br /><br />I did purchase the wheel kit - very necessary or use a wheeled cart
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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