Generac GP6500 6500 Watt Portable Generator (CARB)

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Generac GP6500 6500 Watt Portable Generator (CARB)

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The GP6500 includes:

  • 1x Generac 5946 GP6500 6500 Watt Portable Generator


  • Low oil shutdown keeps the engine protected from damage
  • OHV engine runs longer and more efficiently than competitive
  • Never-flat wheels and locking, fold-down handle make this easy to transport
  • 1.25" hardened steel tube frame offers great protection from physical damage
  • Supplies an excellent 6,500 watts of energy when you need it most
  • Runs up to 10 hours at 50% load
  • Steel fuel tank features a built-in fuel gauge, giving you a fuel amount reading at a glance

When you need emergency power during volatile weather conditions or to help keep an outdoor event running, more people go with Generac than any other company. It's not hard to see why; since they formed in 1959 their innovations in emergency power have been unmatched. The GP6500 is a great 6,500 watt generator that can run up to 10 hours at 50% load. One of Generac's secrets to success is the great OHV engine, which is designed specifically to work with generators, leading to longer and more reliable performance. Moving the generator from your shed to wherever it needs to be is easy thanks to the never-flat wheels and locking, fold-down handle. Especially in turbulent weather conditions, keeping the outlets protected is the highest priority. The 5946 features outlet covers and circuit breakers to ensure the outlets are protected from anything. The 1.25" hardened steel tube frame shields the generator from physical damage. Get the best price on the web on this and many other essential Generac products only at Tools Plus, guaranteed.

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Covered by Generac's 2 Year Limited Warranty. Click Here for Generac Warranty Documentation.

Tech Specs:

  • Model Number: 5946
  • Manufacturer: Generac
  • Made in USA: No
  • Starting System: Recoil Start
  • HP/CC: 389 cc
  • Consumer Engine Warranty: 2 Years
  • Commercial Engine Warranty: 1 Year
  • Engine RPM: 3600 RPM
  • Low Oil Alert: Yes
  • Cast Iron Sleeve: Yes
  • Voltage: 120/240 Single-Phase
  • Frequency: 60 Hertz
  • Alternator: Brush
  • Auto Voltage Regulation: Yes
  • Fuel Type: Gasoline
  • Rated Amps: 27 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase)
  • Portability Kit: Solid Rubber
  • Tank Size: 7.2 Gallons
  • Run Time (50% Load): 10 Hours
  • Fuel Tank Material: Metal
  • Fuel Gauge: Yes
  • Idle Control: No
  • Hour Meter: Yes
  • Lifting Eye: No
  • Weight: 180 Lbs. (81.65 kilograms)
  • Dimensions: 33.5"L x 26.5"W x 27.5"H
  • Consumer Warranty: 2 Years
  • Commercial Warranty: 1 Year

UPC - 696471059465

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  1. Two Important Factors to consider when setting up and locating your generator: (Audio Answer)

  2. What size generator do I need? (Audio Answer)

  3. Is it Ok to run a generator inside the home? (Audio Answer)

  4. What are the 3 ways to incorporate a generator into your backup power plan? (Audio Answer)

  5. What's the best way to incorporate a generator so that switching to it is hassle-free? (Audio Answer)

  6. How will a transfer switch eliminate the need for a lot of messy cords? (Audio Answer)

  7. What size extension cords should I be using with my generator? (Audio Answer)

  8. What is the overall cost of transfer switch installation and how easy to they make it to use the generator? (Audio Answer)

  9. Is a 5000 or 5500 Watt generator enough to cover my needs? (Audio Answer)

  10. Is there a complicated maintenance procedure needed when the generator is not in use? (Audio Answer)

  11. What about fuel stabilizer? (Audio Answer)

  12. Should I keep the fuel tank full or empty? (Audio Answer)

  13. What about oil changes? (Audio Answer)

  14. I just need a simple installation to power a single appliance, like a sump pump. What do I need to know? (Audio Answer)

  15. I live in a place where a generator isn't an option, what about a small-scale battery backup solution? (Audio Answer)

  16. What kind of draw is involved in keeping the heat on in winter? (Audio Answer)

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