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Old 09-17-2012, 12:30 PM   #1
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looking for ball park #, Boon docking, how much fuel will it tack per hr ?
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Old 09-17-2012, 12:59 PM   #2
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I'm guessing your talking about generator fuel. Figure 1/2 to 3/4 gallons per hour depending on voltage draw.
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Old 09-17-2012, 06:09 PM   #3
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I always figure 1 gal an hour and take it as a benny if it uses less
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I always figure 1 gal an hour and take it as a benny if it uses less
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Our estimate, based upon past performance, is between 1/2 - 3/4 gallons per hour. It's been hard for us to get an exact number since we use the generator during both boondocking and over-the-road travel, bur 3/4 per hour on the high side is about right for us.
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I'm guessing your talking about generator fuel. Figure 1/2 to 3/4 gallons per hour depending on voltage draw.
Load and fuel usage is base on amperage...not voltage.

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I think you knew what I meant Ken.
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I think you knew what I meant Ken.
I knew what you meant....
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I have had 8kw genny's on a boat and on my MH and I've averaged 2 to 3 hours per gallon.
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Old 09-17-2012, 07:19 PM   #10
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Check the site of your generator,,, Onan for example. I agree with most as 1/2-3/4 gallons per hour depending on load, such as running the ac. Thats a big load...
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Our 8KW diesel takes .26 to .72 GPH depending on load. Very seldom load it fully so probably .5 GPH for us. Have a Kubota 3 cyl liquid cooled Power Tech, runs at a constant 1800 rpm.
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looking for ball park #, Boon docking, how much fuel will it tack per hr ?
How big is the generator and how many watts do you draw when using it. Answer will be easier with those numbers.
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Our 8KW diesel takes .26 to .72 GPH depending on load. Very seldom load it fully so probably .5 GPH for us. Have a Kubota 3 cyl liquid cooled Power Tech, runs at a constant 1800 rpm.
Ditto. Those are good numbers.
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