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Old 07-08-2013, 07:55 PM   #15
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Left a full hook up site on Friday at 11am (started genni)....

Headed to remote area where Genny is not frowned upon....

Shut it off Sunday at 3pm (52hrs)....

No oil used, ran like a charm....

I change oil every 100 hrs.....so she is due....
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Wow... Sounds great.... Thanks for the info
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Old 07-09-2013, 01:03 AM   #17
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Run it, maintain it, don't worry about.
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Old 07-09-2013, 07:52 AM   #18
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The Onan school also taught the design life of the gas generator was ten thousand hours. So use an enjoy.
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:30 AM   #19
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1900 hours on my Onan 7500 QD.
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Old 07-11-2013, 02:24 PM   #20
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When it is hotter than Hadies in August,,, you have little choice but to run the Generator to run the A/C to keep.. well as cool as possible.

I would not worry about running it too much, The ONAN generators are designed to run run run for long and I mean LONG periods of time, 10-16 hours a day is not uncommon in some installs for those puppies.

In fact, The concern you should have is not running it enough

Run it at least 1/2 hour under 1/2 load the first of every month.
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