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Kramer
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reply to IowaCowboy

Re: Generator Time!!!

I really don't think that is enough fuel. Looks to be about 1.5 days worth... right? Don't plan on getting any out of a vehicle without a great amount of trouble. They all have anti-siphon blocks in the fill tubes now.


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said by Kramer:

I really don't think that is enough fuel. Looks to be about 1.5 days worth... right? Don't plan on getting any out of a vehicle without a great amount of trouble. They all have anti-siphon blocks in the fill tubes now.

Depends on the load. But I'd prep for a 2 week outage - here, when ice comes, we'll see 1-2 weeks w/o power.

My 8kw generator drinks 6.5 gallons just managing the fridge, blower on the furnace and TV in about 16 hours.

Running the a/c, tv and fridge? About 3 hours.