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Old 09-05-2006, 02:40 PM   #1
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Question for all you that have an onan 5500 generator .
1, how long does it last on a 30 pound tank?
2, how offten do you use it,and for how long?
3, did you put it in yourself, or did dealer put it in?


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Question for all you that have an onan 5500 generator .
1, how long does it last on a 30 pound tank?
2, how offten do you use it,and for how long?
3, did you put it in yourself, or did dealer put it in?


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Old 09-05-2006, 04:24 PM   #3
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My previous trailer had an Onan 5500 LP generator but I had 40# cylinders. I could go about 20 hours on one cylinder. So a 30#'er would run a little less. I used it primarily at NASCAR races and ran it for about 3 hours at a time. Although a night boondocking is not out of the question. My current trailer has the same generator but gasoline powered.

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our 6500 will run just about 10 hrs on a 30# lp bottle with varing loads
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Old 09-07-2006, 01:31 PM   #5
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Thanks for your input. helps me to know how long i can run gen.

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