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Old 07-06-2011, 11:55 AM   #29
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I have the 6.5 Onan in my 1996 Mountain Aire, When bought at the end of April, the genset had 89 hours on it. The RV dealership I bought from serviced it and I have run it for at least 2 hours per month under load since (both ACs). It now has a whopping 95 hours and it purrs like a kitten.

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Old 07-07-2011, 01:24 AM   #30
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I called on a used MH a month or so ago. It was on Ebay for a pretty good asking price. I asked the owner how many hours on the genset, he said 40,000! That explained why there were no bids I guesss.

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Old 07-07-2011, 04:55 AM   #31
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I have a 7.5 KW Onan Diesel with 2710 hours. Start it once per month and place it under load with both air conditioners. The previous owners did a lot of dry camping and the unit had 2700 hours on it. I received the complete service records when I purchased the MH which provided some peace of mind regarding prior up-keep.
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Old 07-07-2011, 05:05 AM   #32
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We purchased our 2004 Winnebago Adventurer (used) in November 2010 and the generator had 71 hours on it from the original owner.

As of July 2011 it now has 177 hours. So we have run the generator 106 hours in 7+ months. We dry camp at races and music festivals.
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Old 07-07-2011, 06:28 AM   #33
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256 hours on my QD Onan 7500, Runs like new, just changed the oil and filter. This is done once a year.
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:51 PM   #34
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Honda 2K has about 500 hours on it. (the 2nd "companion" has only about 50)
Yamaha 3000 iseb has about 150 hours on it.
Onan 4K microquiet - 118 hours
Onan Emerald 6300- 125 hours

The little 2K get the highest work load often powering the toyhauler for a full week at a time with an extended run fuel tank hooked up. It gets an oil change after every outing.

The yamaha is mostly a home backup genny with some camp double duty.
The 4K is the toyhaulers noisy built in unit.
The emerald is the motorhomes.

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Old 07-07-2011, 05:54 PM   #35
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I have 350 hours (10,000)KW on my 11 Tiffin. I am sure I will have 1000, in 2 years. It is made to run.
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Old 07-08-2011, 09:35 AM   #36
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I have about 1200 hours on my Owan 4K. It has never failed me. I do change the oil almost every time I use it for any lenght of time. Because it has no oil filter I feel it shoud be change often. It only holds a quart and a half of oil and takes about 15 Minutes to change.

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