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Powermate PM3000i P0080601 Gas Inverter Generator 3000 Watt

Powermate PM3000i P0080601 Gas Inverter Generator 3000 Watt

Good news – we’re finally starting to see generators come back into stock at places like Amazon and Walmart.  We’ve received notice that Amazon will soon be back in stock with the Powermate brand of generators including the Powermate PM3000i P0080601 Gas Inverter Generator 3000 Watt model.  Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon…

tc1200 pro tactical flashlight

tc1200 pro tactical flashlight

The tc1200 pro tactical flashlight review. The tc1200 pro tactical flashlight is a popular tactical flashlight being sold on Amazon and other sites across the internet.   It is the same model as the Tactical Torch flashlight with a different name and higher price tag.   ( You can get this flashlight for free and just pay…

Free Tactical Torch Flashlight – Just Pay $5 shipping

Free Tactical Torch Flashlight – Just Pay $5 shipping

Having a quality, reliable flashlight on hand is a cornerstone for being prepared when the power goes out – or even when you are camping and need a bright light to see something in the dark.  This is where the Tactical Torch Flashlight comes in as likely the top rated brightest compact flashlights in the…

The 200 Watt Solar Powered Portable Generator System

The 200 Watt Solar Powered Portable Generator System

When it comes to solar powered battery generators – technology has come a long way in the past few years thanks to significant advances in storage capacity of the battery cells as well as far more efficient solar panels that provide fast charging from solar power.   A popular example of a portable battery powered solar…

Review: Yamaha EF2000iS 2,000 Watt Portable Inverter Generator

Review: Yamaha EF2000iS 2,000 Watt Portable Inverter Generator

Yamaha EF2000iS 2,000 Watt 79cc OHV 4-Stroke Gas Powered Portable Inverter Generator (CARB Compliant) Power Rating Running / Maximum 1600 / 2000 watts Weight ( Dry ) 44 lbs Noise Level 53 dba Engine 79 cc Warranty 3 Years Average Price $1099 Best Found Price $989 Value 8/10 Reliability 9/10 Amazon Review Rating 4.7 /…

Powermate Generators – Powered by Honda for Half the Price…

Powermate Generators – Powered by Honda for Half the Price…

When it comes to generators, Honda has long been the Cadillac of brand names – but the consumer also paid a price for the quality – sometimes as much as 4 times the cost of other generators with similar features. Take for example the line of Powermate Generators that are powered by Honda engines,  This…

Calculating Your Home Power Usage

Calculating Your Home Power Usage

When trying to determine what type of generator you will need to power your entire home in the case of a residential power outage, there are three things you need to take into account. The first is the running watts of power all your appliances and devices will use. If you are looking at installing…

Best Generators for Hurricane Preparedness

Best Generators for Hurricane Preparedness

As the last two decades has taught us – being prepared for major power outages caused by hurricanes and tropical storms is an important aspect of planning and preparation.  Choosing the best generator for your needs isn’t complicated, but it does require some planning to ensure you have adequate power for your needs. There are…

When Disaster Strikes – It’s too Late to Buy Emergency Equipment

When Disaster Strikes – It’s too Late to Buy Emergency Equipment

In the early summer of 2013 when heavy winter runoff from the near by Rocky Mountains and unseasonably high amounts of rain along the foothills of Alberta caused catastrophic flooding to the city of Calgary, it demonstrated how unprepared the vast majority of people are for the type of disaster that knocked power out for over…

Maximum Weight Considerations for a Portable Generator.

Maximum Weight Considerations for a Portable Generator.

For a generator to be considered portable – it should weigh below 50 pounds so that it can be moved with relative ease.   Even 50 pounds though is still relatively heavy for an elderly or small adult female to move without a high degree of physical effort.   Also keep in mind that that weight is called …

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