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Can a power station be charged for the required 36 hrs. using a gas generator

Can a power station be charged for the required 36 hrs. using a gas generator

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Old 08-07-19, 08:20 AM
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Can a power station be charged for the required 36 hrs. using a gas generator

I have just purchased a Master Craft 1000 amp/500 running watts power station, and it has a 36 hour initial charge time.

My question is: is it possible to charge it the 36 hours using a Sportsman 1000 Watt/800 running watts Inverter gas generator?

The generator can run maybe 8 hours then I would let it cool for about an hour, then start the charging again. Is this possible or does it definitely need 36 hours of continuous charging, no interuptions?
 
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Almost any device can pause during the charging cycle.

Why are you charging for 8 hours then stopping? Do the instructions for the master Craft tell you to do that? Almost anything is going to be up to full temperature in the first hour so I don't know what benefit cooling after 8 hours would offer.
 
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Old 08-07-19, 07:33 PM
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That 36 hour charge may be for just the first time that pack is charged.
I couldn't find any helpful online info for that unit.
 
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