Posted on June 4, 2018
This Generac 5939 GP5500 review is meant to introduce a mid-sized portable generator that is designed to be used during power outages to back up a home or at a job site. There are smaller units available for a person looking for an energy source for power tools. When inclement weather strikes, it is always smart to be ready with a way to run electricity through the home.
This portable generator has a compact frame that can be used with hobbies in nature like fishing or camping. It’s main use for around the house, especially in places where hurricanes are often found. It is one of the newest and most affordable options in the Generac GP line. It is a heavy-duty piece of machinery that will come in handy under stressful circumstances. Here is a look at the useful features that make it a worthwhile investment.
It is important to understand the running wattage of a generator since this is what will dictate the devices that can be run. This generator offers 5,500 running wattage. This is usually enough power to run a refrigerator and lights around the house. It can also be used to power security systems, computers, and electric stove tops. No more than 45 amps should be run at the same time.
The Generac GP5500 has a powerful OHV engine that produces about 12 horsepower. This generator comes with a 7.2 gallon steel gas tank. In general terms, the larger the gas tank, the longer the generator will be able to run in times of need. It includes a built-in fuel gauge which helps a person keep track of fuel levels. As a bonus, Generac supplies the first tank of oil. The Generac GP5500 also has a safeguard against engine damage through its low oil shutdown mechanism. At 50% load, this machine can run for up to 10 hours.
The Generac 593 GP5500 comes with a manual/pull start. This means that there is a rope with a grip at the end that is coiled at the end of a crankshaft. A person must pull the grip which cranks up the engine. Inside there is a flywheel that spins and starts the engine. There is a racket mechanism inside that keeps the crankshaft spinning. This starting method requires the most physical action to begin use.There is no current list given for Generac generator on decibel ratings. However the Generac GP5500 has a low tone muffler which provides quiet operation.
This generator uses gasoline like most portable generators. This makes it simple to refill in times of need.
It is essential to understand that the Generac GP5500 is not CARB compliant. Therefore people who live in California cannot buy and use this item. On a positive note, it is compliant with the rest of the United States territory.
One of the best features that must be discussed in this Generac 5939 GP5500 review is the construction. It is an extremely strong piece of equipment that has a steel tubed cradle. The outlets are protected from being overloaded and there are gauges which display fuel levels and times between maintenance. To make it extra portable, it has handles that fold down and never flat wheels. Its design provides excellent weight to power ratio.
Posted on May 28, 2018
The following is a review of the All Power America APG3014 2,000 Watt 4-Stroke Gas Powered Portable Generator. Introducing the AGP3014 generator model, an addition to the All Power America line. A portable and lightweight generator which is best seen used in camping or as a back-up in a power outage. With a max wattage of 2000 watts and an about of 1400 this isn’t the strongest 4 stroke generator on the market but is still appreciable for the modest price. It’ll also run for 9 hours at 50% load which is a competitive rate for the other generators in the market.
The running watts of a generator is the wattage output the generator exhibits. In order for the generator to power the tool or application it must be of lesser wattage than the generator itself. It’s very important to ensure that the figures match up before purchase as otherwise the generator may not be able to run the chosen appliance. Running wattage can usually be found on some online documentation. The running wattage of the All Power America APG3014 is 1400. The starting wattage of an appliance is the maximum wattage output of the device. This is a necessary value to include as many appliances require an increase in wattage to be started up and the decrease to a lower value to maintain operation. The starting wattage of the All Power America APG 3014 is 2000.
This portable generator exhibits 3 horsepower. The capacity of a fuel tank can be an important factor which considering which generator to buy as it ultimately has a bearing on how long the generator will be able to stay active for. The fuel tank capacity of the All Power America AGP3014 is 1.3 gallons.
The All Power America AGP3014 features a recoil start. Operating noise is an important feature to take into account because it determines how noisy or not the device will ultimately be.
Bad news for potential user from California as this power generator is not CARB approved. It is however EPA approved and can be sold and operated legally in 49 states. My favorite feature of this portable generator is the ½ load run time. In the case of power outage this backup generator will provide you with power for 9 hours. That should be more than enough time for the emergency authorities to restore power to your area.
Posted on May 22, 2018
Every time you turn on the television some football player or person you’d never seen before is singing their praises about Nutrisystem. If you haven’t tried it and are thinking about doing so, obviously there’s only one question that you want answered, does the Nutrisystem diet work? Below is a Nutrisystem diet review.
The Nutrisystem diet is very expansive. It offers plans for men and women as well as seniors, people that are afflicted with type 2 diabetes and vegetarians. Whatever plan you choose, your meals can work out in one of two ways. You can get the recipes off the website, go shopping and prepare your own meals, or you can purchase their pre-packaged, portioned meals which will be shipped to you. The second option is great because it takes all the guess work out of planning your meals.
So how do they know what foods to give you? The foods you receive are based on the glycemic index. Basically, the faster insulin gets into your blood stream after you eat the quicker you’ll be hungry again. Those foods have a high glycemic index. Foods that cause insulin to get into your blood slower have a lower glycemic index, making you full for a longer period of time.
What about exercise? Yes the word has reared its head into this Nutrisystem diet review. Although exercise is not required for you to lose weight on this diet, exercise is encouraged because of the positive effects on weight loss. So, does the Nutrisystem diet work? Absolutely, people that have used this diet have experienced weight loss of anywhere from 30 to 130 pounds depending on length of time used.
Nutrisystem is a great program for those that need the discipline of a regimented weight loss program. The only complaint may be the cost of the program and the fact you are eating their prepackaged foods which you could buy at the store for less than half what they charge. But again if you don’t have access to a diet plan that will tell you EXACTLY what and when to eat you may have to spend the extra bucks and go with Nutrisystem.