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    RV/Party Bus question

    For those of you that have a RV or party bus for tailgaiting, I imagine most of you have a generator for it. A few of us went in on a RV last fall and have come to the conclusion we need a generator after killing the batteries overnight the first time we used it.

    Anyways, we are looking for a portable generator that will be able to tow in our side storage compartment. How many watts of power do you think we'll need? Talking basically about just needing enough to run the stereo, TV, and the other things that pull power in the RV so can't imagine need too big of one. Running the AC unit is not a necessity either, that probably pulls the most power and besides the first few games there won't be a need for it anyways and could just get by with a few fans.

    So just wondering what others have to power their rig. Any recommendations? The less noise the better but we are looking more at lower price and the right size to run what we have and also be able to put in the storage compartment if possible.



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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    I think Honda and Coleman make some good ones. I have seen alot of Hondas being used. looked at getting one myself, but they are pricey.



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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    Cover the roof with solar panels and get a small wind turbine that you can setup as well.


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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    You want to find something that puts out 1.21 Gigawatts. =)


    Last edited by bos; 07-09-2007 at 04:00 PM.

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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    Travis get a hold of me or have watts, I have one that will be perfect. it is a coleman 3500, I had to upgrade to a 7500 to run the race car hauler and all the equipment in the trailer. So its just sitting in my garage wasting my space.

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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    Travis get a hold of me or have watts, I have one that will be perfect. it is a coleman 3500, I had to upgrade to a 7500 to run the race car hauler and all the equipment in the trailer. So its just sitting in my garage wasting my space.

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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    You want to find something that puts out 1.21 Gigawatts. =)
    I'll bite- 1.21 Gigawatts?!?!?!?!?


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    Flux Capacitor from Back to the Future. Doc. Brown said it. All of the sudden I feel all alone. ha ha



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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    I'd be most concerned that it's queit. Every Honda one I've seen has been quiet but $$$$.



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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    Cover the roof with solar panels and get a small wind turbine that you can setup as well.
    Make it like the Flintstones Tube Rocket....foot power.


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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    honda quiet power FTW



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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Flux Capacitor from Back to the Future. Doc. Brown said it. All of the sudden I feel all alone. ha ha
    I should have been more clear by putting it in quotes. I was trying to type it like Doc would have said it.


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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    Just get an extension cord and run it to the Olson Builidng!!


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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    Umm, well thanks (I guess) to the responses. Think Curt has just what we are looking for. Amazing how it took posting on CF for us to find out one of our friends had what we were looking for.



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    Re: RV/Party Bus question

    Last time I checked, the Army was offering some 750 Megawatt generators for sale. You could easily tow one with a bus.....



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