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12-09-17, 11:22 AM
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Posted By wml52

That is sort of what I was thinking also, but...

That is sort of what I was thinking also, but wanted to try to go the path with the least resistance first. Thank you for your input, it's appreciated
12-09-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By wml52

Voltage Meter mounting location

I have a portable generator that I use for emergency backup wired into my breaker panel.

I have two meters that I would like to install into my breaker panel cover that will monitor voltage, Hz...
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Views: 1,084
Posted By wml52

Generac PP5000 generator output voltage

I have a 19 YO Generac 5000 watt self-excited portable generator powered by a Tecumseh HM100-159436P. I've always run this generator at a no load speed of 3600 RPM but found that the RPM and voltage...
11-30-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By wml52

With respect to Tolyn Ironhand's suggestion to...

With respect to Tolyn Ironhand's suggestion to pigtail, the reason I didn't want to do that was due to the fact that I will be managing the loads especially when I have to energize the water heater...
11-22-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By wml52

Unfortunatly I do not have any available spaces...

Unfortunatly I do not have any available spaces to add any additional breakers
11-21-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By wml52

Connecting power monitoring units for generator

I am posting here with the hope that someone can help with a problem I came across. I will try to be as brief as possible.

I recently installed a 30-amp interlock breaker in my breaker panel for...
09-04-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By wml52

BD 1520 14-4 wire?

I have a CH BD2020 breaker that states it's rated for 14-4 wire, does that mean it can have 2 14awg wires under each lug for a total of 4 14awg wires? My apologies if this sounds like a stupid...
09-04-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By wml52

I had the same problem with my old Westinghouse...

I had the same problem with my old Westinghouse panel I solved the problem by using one 15 amp GFCI receptacle and daisy chaining it to the other 3 receptacles for protection.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,357
Posted By wml52

Problem solved! Turned out to be the hole in the...

Problem solved! Turned out to be the hole in the throttle lever where the governor linkage goes had worn the hole bigger and was causing a lot a play in the linkage. The fix was to move the linkage...
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Views: 1,357
Posted By wml52

Thanks for the input, I'll give that a try and...

Thanks for the input, I'll give that a try and let you know the results.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,357
Posted By wml52

Tecumseh HM100 governor problem?

I have a 17 year old 5000-watt Generac generator that is powered by a Tecumseh HM100 10 HP engine that I致e use as emergency backup for my home. It痴 been a great little genny over the years but...
08-29-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By wml52

If the generator is rated at a maximum output of...

If the generator is rated at a maximum output of 31.25 amps then why use a 50 amp receptacle?
08-29-14, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By wml52

Question NEMA L14-30R vs NEMA 14-50R

I recently purchased a 7500 running watt portable gen-set that has 1 NEMA L14-30R 120/240 30amp receptacle and 1 NEMA 14-50R 120/240 50 amp receptacle and have a question. If you do the math 7500...
08-20-14, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By wml52

My model does not have the brush assy, it has a...

My model does not have the brush assy, it has a diode/varistor assy.
08-19-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By wml52

Brush-less generator no voltage output from one side of alternator???

The other night there was a power outage, I started my Generac PP5000T brush-less generator and let it warm up before I transferred the power over. I noticed that the kitchen lights were very dim so...
06-10-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,186
Posted By wml52

Lifan vs Champion Generator ?

Hello to all,

I am posting here in the hopes of getting some opinions from knowledgeable people who know far more then I.

I知 currently looking at two generators to replace my old and tired...
05-24-14, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,630
Posted By wml52

Portable gen-set Brush vs brushless alternator???

Hello to all,

The question I知 about to ask I知 sure will fuel a debate but I致e been going back and forth and would like some input from much more knowable people then myself.

I知 currently...
05-15-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By wml52

Fluke DVM batteries are OK. The furnace runs fine...

Fluke DVM batteries are OK. The furnace runs fine on line voltage starting watts for the furnace is approximately 1380 watts or 11.5 amps, however even after initial start-up while on the generator...
05-15-14, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By wml52

Fluctuating output voltage

I have 1999 Generac PP5000T Mdl: 1140-2, which has served me well over the years but has recently developed a problem with the output voltage.

I use this unit as back-up power for my home to run a...
05-10-14, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,347
Posted By wml52

They are manufactured by a small Japanese owned...

They are manufactured by a small Japanese owned company call Westpro Power located in Wi. They license the Westinghouse name.

From what I found out the engine is basically a clone of the Honda...
05-09-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,347
Posted By wml52

Wh7500E Technical feed back wanted???

I知 posting here to get some technical feedback from folks that have a lot more gen-set experience then I do. I知 looking to replace my old 1999 Generac PP5000T gen-set, which has served me well over...
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By wml52

My current gen-set is rated at 5000 running watts...

My current gen-set is rated at 5000 running watts and 6250 peak watts, my current demand if everything was to run simultaneously draws 4,720 watts. When I say bigger I mean around 6000 running watts,...
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By wml52

As I stated in my post, it will only be used...

As I stated in my post, it will only be used occasionally as a backup for home essentials during power outages, well pump, furnace, fridge and a few lights. My budget for this is $2,000.00 max. With...
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By wml52

Replacement gen-set

After some TLC and many years of service I'm afraid that my good ol 1999 Generac/Tecumseh portable gen-set is on it's last leg. It has served me well over the years but now it's time to purchase a...
03-19-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By wml52

Question Gen-set power head info???

In order to avoid personal preferences and brand loyalty I decided to post my questions here in the hopes I would get more of a technical answer rather then an emotional one.

I知 looking to...
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