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Old 08-12-2017, 11:05 PM   #1
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Anyone have the 3500/4375 Cabelas Champion Blackout generator? What's your thought and experience. It's on sale for $279 from $479. I'm needing a generator for my camper and this will run it.
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Old 08-12-2017, 11:08 PM   #2
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Bought one for my sister, she's only used it 2x this pst winter for her garage fridge when they were snowed in for a week each time. Had no issues but also not a ton of use I think it was about 8-10hr at a time
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Old 08-12-2017, 11:08 PM   #3
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Is it made by champion?? If so they make a reliable generator. How big is your camper? 30a 120v you will be fine. Should get 12-14hr on a tank. Change the oil every weekend of use.


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Old 08-12-2017, 11:09 PM   #4
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Had one for my travel trailer. Worked well, not too noisy, and not bad fuel consumption. Always started on first pull. I always switched off fuel and ran carburetor dry.
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Old 08-12-2017, 11:18 PM   #5
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We ran one on a fence crew for years, it was a very reliable piece. I'd buy another one.
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Old 08-13-2017, 07:58 AM   #6
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I have one not sure in the size I think it's a 3500 unit it runs great always starts when needed
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Old 08-13-2017, 08:23 AM   #7
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Can't go wrong for price. I have had a couple over the years and no complaints.
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Old 08-13-2017, 08:26 AM   #8
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[quote=FLASH_OUTDOORS;12645752]Is it made by champion?? If so they make a reliable generator. How big is your camper? 30a 120v you will be fine. Should get 12-14hr on a tank.

Change the oil every weekend of use and it will love you long time!

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This will be the best $300 you have spent in a long time. Always starts on 2nd crank with choke on. Get the wheel kit also. Used mine for 3 years until I got power and still have unit. Great for hurricane season cause it sips gas when you can't find gas.
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Old 08-13-2017, 08:29 AM   #9
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I've got one. I use it for my TT when I don't have power availible. It's got close to 200 or so hours on it. No issues so far. I found mine at cabelas too. I paid a similar price for mine. They put them in sale like that every now and then. It's a worthwhile buy IMO.
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Old 08-13-2017, 08:36 AM   #10
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I have the outdoorsman model which is a little larger. It's been used pretty hard this year with several 3-4 day trips of non stop use. It's been flawless.....

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Old 08-13-2017, 09:12 AM   #11
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It has been a good machine in my IMO, bought for use at deer lease and never had an issue.
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Old Yesterday, 05:19 PM   #12
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Online sale or in store? Fort Worth or Allen. In the market for a generator myself. Thanks.
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Old Yesterday, 06:12 PM   #13
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I saw the Cabelas add - shows unit with wheel kit installed. Wheel kit is worth $40. $279 is a great deal especially if it has a 30amp rv recepticle
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Old Yesterday, 06:19 PM   #14
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I have a champion 4000/3500 that is going on 3 yrs old and we run it at the lease all the time for multiple days. Runs our camper fine. Change the oil the frequently and it will last.
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Old Yesterday, 06:23 PM   #15
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I don't see it online anymore...must have sold them all.
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Old Yesterday, 08:11 PM   #16
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Always remember Generac is the best on the market!!! I use to sell them. You pay little more but it's worth it. Costco has a nice one
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