Generac 5847 XG8000E Review
The Generac 5847 XG8000E Gas Powered Portable Generator with Wheel Kit and Electric Start is a gas powered portable generator with 8,000 watts of power that allows for a maximum of 10,000 watts of power. This portable generator has a Generac OHVI engine that offers heat reduction technology, and it has been specifically created for use by a generator. This generator has a 9-gallon steel fuel tank that will run at fifty percent of the load, and for up to 10 hours at a time. For improved visibility, the Generac 5847 XG8000E Gas Powered Portable Generator with Wheel Kit and Electric Start has an illuminated control panel and a power bar that monitors wattage usage.
Generac 5847 XG8000E Pros & Cons
There are quite a few pros and good points to the Generac 5847 XG8000E Gas Powered Portable Generator with Wheel Kit and Electric Start. First off, this generator is perfect for emergency power, and its engine was specifically designed to run up to three or four times longer than the engines in similar generators. This portable generator comes equipped with two quarts of oil, a fuel stabilizer, a battery charger, a spark plug wrench, an extra spark plug, an extra air filter and an extra oil filter. Unlike other generators, parts for this Generac portable generator can easily be ordered. There is one con and bad point of the Generac 5847 XG8000E Gas Powered Portable Generator with Wheel Kit and Electric Start. Although this gas powered portable generator is a highly effective product that does as it is advertised to do, it is quite loud.
There were nothing but positive reviews on the Generac 5847 XG8000E Gas Powered Portable Generator with Wheel Kit and Electric Start. A lot of positive reviewers reported that this generator was fast and easy to assemble. Other positive reviews felt this gas powered portable generator was constructed quite well, that it ran great and, since it is portable, these positive reviewers felt the generator was surprisingly easy to move. One positive review was impressed that this generator was able to power their two refrigerators, their furnace, lights, sump pump, their well pump, cooking plates, crock pot and even their neighbor’s furnace without ever exceeding fifty percent of the load. Quite a few positive reviewers stated their experience with customer service when ordering the generator, and all the way up until the generator was delivered, was a fantastic experience. One positive reviewer loved this gas powered portable generator so much they claimed that by purchasing and owning the generator, it was one of the best investments of their life. Several more positive reviews were impressed that this gas powered portable generator was designed and constructed in the United States.
Even though not one out of the many reviews on the Generac 5847 XG8000E Gas Powered Portable Generator with Wheel Kit and Electric Start gave it anything less than four out of five stars, even those positive reviews reported a few negative aspects. For instance, quite a few reviewers reported that this gas powered portable generator could be quieter. A few reviewers stated their generators arrived with some damage to it, and several more reviews reported that the portable generator was quite difficult to get started up and keep running, or they reported that this generator simply did not start up at all. These reviewers had to take the entire generator apart before they were able to discern what the problem was, but once they found out what was keeping it from running, they fixed it and reported the portable generator then ran great. Another reviewer felt the button you push in order to lift the handle to move the generator was not installed properly.
With every single review of this Generac gas powered portable generator being so positive, one cannot help but wonder why they have not jumped on board to purchase this generator themselves. It is an effective, and highly efficient, way to power your home should there be a major power outage. With people all across the country feeling the effects of tornadoes, hurricanes, heavy snow and ice fall, or just plain bad weather, investing in the Generac 5847 XG8000E Gas Powered Portable Generator with Wheel Kit and Electric Start sounds like the deal of a lifetime.