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Old 11-24-2015, 07:10 PM   #1
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Generator size

What size generator would you recommend for a 30 amp travel trailer? 26 ft.

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Depends on climate and usage--most folks say you need a minimum of 3000 watts if you are going to run air conditioning--one unit. Need to look at type of genset too--those that are designed for construction site wont be appreciated amongst you fellow campers. Honda, Yamaha and most recently Champion are all mentioned as operating noise in the low to mid 50dbs....but you do pay more for less noise....

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Old 11-24-2015, 07:30 PM   #3
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Highly recommend an inverter 4 stroke gas generator for their quiet operation for camping. If you run you trailer AC , you should look for at least a 3000 watt unit or 2 - 2000 watt units running together. Honda & Yamaha are the best but expensive.
Consider Champion Inverter models as well , much less expensive and almost as quiet
as the best ones. These models also are easy on gas and light enough to lift.
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:38 PM   #4
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This current thread also is discussing what generator to use to power a trailer.

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Old 11-24-2015, 08:05 PM   #5
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I would primarily be using it while camping at a hunting club.
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