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Generac 5734 Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
5/5
Overall
4.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5
Pros
Easy To Use (21)
Price (14)
Features (12)
I'd Buy It Again (9)
High Quality (8)
Cons
Heavy (8)
Expensive (2)
Unreliable (2)
Electrical Receptacles N... (1)
Noise Level (1)
90% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Mike, the Generator Expert
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Total Reviews
103 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
8931 Helpful Votes
Power Equipment Direct Recommended

One workhorse of a generator. Is it an emergency generator? Is it a professional generator?

Actually, it's both. Homeowners love it because it generates enough electricity to power a small home.

Contractors love it because it can power an entire job site. It includes nearly every type of plug imaginable, ranging from an ordinary household outlet to a powerful 50-amp straight-blade plug.

Good luck trying to find a generator this big in stores. Better yet, good luck trying to bring... more
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Gary C.
Goshen, KY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/23/15
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
JAN.
24
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Ordered As A Backup Generator
Fit and finish on the generator was very good started up in 30F on a few revolutions of the engine and ran 3 shop lights however one of the tires would not hold air pressured up to 30 psig and flat the next day same result after three cycles. This is not very good performance for a new tire, literally out of the box.
Gary Recommends This Generac Product
Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Gary,
Thank you for the feedback about the tire. Your best option would be to contact Generac directly @ 888-436-3722

They should be able to send out a replacement directly to you because the unit is under warranty. Also this is something that they would like to track if it was a mfg/quality control issue, so they'll probably ask for the serial # on the unit.

If you have any questions in the future, please don't hesitate to contact us.
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Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Gary,
We're sorry to learn of your unit's flat tire. Please contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722) with the serial number of your personal unit, so that we can work to send an applicable replacement out to you.
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Michael Fortenberry
Stevensville, MT
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JUL.
19
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
If You Want A Generator You Can Count On, Buy Something Else!!
3.5 hours on a new generator that I bought for in field construction and repair and the power distribution has gone out, barely outputting enough to run a 4 Amp grinder after it warms up, let alone my welder. The first listed repair center that I took it to no longer deals with Generac because of their warranty procedures, costing me time (billable hours), and money to take it to a different repair center. Generac isn't competent enough to keep up on their database of repair centers. Items... more
Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Michael,
You might want to consider a Professional Grade generator such as one of these...Professional Generators
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Jeffrey R.
Houston, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/9/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
08
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Product
I bought it online, it was delivered within 4 days to Houston. Delivered in great condition, freight company did a great job, not even one scuff mark on the carton.Unpacked the contents by myself, read the instructions which were very well written and as a guy I even followed every step which could be hard for some to believe.

Every part was included and in good condition, added some gas and it started right up, let it run for a couple hours and could not be more impressed with the quality,... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, I'd Buy It Again, Exceeded Expectations
Jeffrey Recommends This Generac Product
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Debra M.
Port Orchard, WA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/7/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
01
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
15000w Generator
We love our new generator starts so fast it startles you. It runs the whole house and isn't very loud. It throws off some heat but not bad has fans on it.
Debra Recommends This Generac Product
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Tracy A.
Houston, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/12/13
Total Reviews
3 Reviews
REVIEWED
OCT.
08
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Powering My Portable Aircraft Airconditioning Units
Once again folks, you gave me the best deal on a gp5000e. More than once! Shipped direct to my shop with curb surface. I don't think it can get much better. These generators are standing the test of time, and generac has an outstanding product support. Great work Generac!
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, I'd Buy It Again, Reliable
Cons: Heavy
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Candy S.
Montgomery, AL
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 5/19/16
REVIEWED
OCT.
02
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Customer Service
I cannot say enough nice things about the ordering and shipping process for this purchase. TOP NOTCH. As for the Generator - it is great for the right purpose. Unfortunately, it is too loud for our needs. I wish Generac would publish decibel ratings. I guess this is the reason why. At any rate - buy from this merchant - they are great.
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, Fast
Cons: Too Loud
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Timond F.
Kaplan, LA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/28/16
REVIEWED
SEP.
24
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Happy
unit came in with no manual. Called Gererac had one in a few days. Had unit together already not hard at all. So far so good. Cranked right up. Have not had to use it yet. I work for a local electric co-op wanted something my wife could set up and use. Have a double throw connected all she has to do is start the generator and flip a breaker. Glad to know we won't have to run extension cords through out the house. Needless to say the weather gets bad I go to work.
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Mark
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 4/25/16
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
JUN.
08
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Emergency Generator
wanted a generator to power most of my home in case of power outage, including hot water heater, but didn't want to go the route of a full blown standby generator with the high cost. Had an electric company add a receptacle for a 50amp cord to my panel and it works great.

Only down side is the handle is higher than I would like and makes it difficult for me to pull it back up a small incline and into my garage. If the handle was lower it would be better
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Mark
Sandy, OR
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/30/15
REVIEWED
JAN.
13
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Powerful Generator
We live in a rural area and are occasionally without power for up to 4 or 5 days. It's never been a problem living without power for a few days, but as you get older, it becomes less fun. Running water and showers are pretty darn nice! This all started when we had to have an elevator installed in our home so when the power goes out, this elevator will go down...but won't go back up (without power).

So we invested in a transfer box and this Generac generator to power everything we'll... more
Mark Recommends This Generac Product
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Mark,
Thank you for providing us with your thoughtful and detailed review. We truly appreciate your positive feedback. If you have not done so already, please be sure to register your unit to initiate the product's warranty via the following link: https://register.generac.com/?cid=frm-105-aa . If you have any questions about the registration process, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722). Again, we thank you for taking the time to provide us with your review submission.
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Todd T.
Broken Arrow, OK
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/30/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
21
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome
It's everything that I expected. Easy to assemble and started right up.
Todd Recommends This Generac Product
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Gregory A.
Selbyville, DE
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/2/15
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
DEC.
18
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
So Far Good
Received unit, bad tire & Generac replaced in few days. Assembled.wheels & handle (no problems ) added oil & gas, battery. Unit fired up no problem. Ran 15 minutes and put unit under load. Performed great.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, High Quality, Reliable
Cons: Heavy
Gregory Recommends This Generac Product
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Fred T.
Corpus Christi, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/15/16
REVIEWED
SEP.
22
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Hope I Never Need It
I bought this as a backup in case of storms. We live on the gulf coast and hurricanes are a concern 6 months a year. this will run my whole house except the central ac. I bought a portable ac unit so one room will be cool anyway. This thing is a beast. Starts right up out of the box. I have a manual transfer switch so I am prepared. I hope I never need it though.
Cons: No Meter To Calculate Load
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Michael W.
New Bern, NC
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/8/16
REVIEWED
SEP.
14
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Fast Shipping
Ordered the Generac 15000E portable generator on a Thursday. The unit arrived on Tuesday afternoon. The truck driver was kind enough to move the unit into my garage. I had a few questions prior to purchasing the unit and the staff on this site were very responsive. I have not used the unit yet, but it looks impressive. I will test it running the house this weekend. Great service and price!
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Michael S.
Port Charlotte, FL
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/11/16
REVIEWED
SEP.
01
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Instant Start
New out of the box, I put a trickle charge on the battery, then added oil and hit the starter button, one turn started. Test run on house, with all power on + AC unit. Ran for an hour didn't miss a beat. PS would like a load meter.
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Christopher H.
Amboy, WA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/23/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
15
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Appears To Be Well Built
I have only had the generator 2 weeks. I have put it together and moved it off the pallets. I have started it twice. I can speak to the graphical comic strip sized assembly instructions, yes that was intentional. Okay so the instructions should be included on an 8.5" x 11" sheet of paper not a small quadrant inside the manual.

Now this is a replacement unit for another brand I returned under warranty for major failures. SO I can speak to the easy starting and the build quality is... more
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James E.
Asbury, NJ
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/13/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
08
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Is The Backbone Of Your Security
Is the backbone of your security it's there when you need it and that's reliable and tackles the job that I use it for when I'm glad I made the choice with Electric Generators Direct & Generac. Good piece of machinery.
James Recommends This Generac Product
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Blaine Z.
South Chesterfield, VA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 3/28/16
REVIEWED
MAY.
27
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Product
Easy to assemble, Works great with no issues. Suggest using 2 people to move it around if not on flat ground because it is heavy as expected for this size generator.
Blaine Recommends This Generac Product
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Michael M.
Ranson, WV
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/23/16
REVIEWED
APR.
29
2016
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Gp15000e
I purchased this generator in lieu of a whole house emergency generator.It allows for a 50 amp connection to the main panel box and has a floating neutral which makes the hook up easier. Out of the box, it's fairly simple to assemble. It started right up and I ran it for 45 minutes under load with no problems.

I think Generac should re-configure the handle a bit lower to make it easier to move.Overall it seems to be good.It sure beats spending 4 times as much on a whole house generator that... more
Cons: Heavy, Hard To Move With The High Handle
Michael Recommends This Generac Product
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James H.
Au Gres, MI
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/21/16
REVIEWED
APR.
25
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Gp15000e
This is a great generator for the money. Lots of power and starts easy. Very happy with the Buy. I have two friends that have bought one after seeing mine.
James Recommends This Generac Product
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Ralph S.
Douglassville, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/17/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
25
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awsome
As expected started right up runs smooth not as loud as i thought it might be. it will be used as back up tested today 3/25/16 runs perfect runs everything i need i am very satisfied. Thanks
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James H.
Augres, MI
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/21/16
REVIEWED
FEB.
26
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Generac 5734
Great generator for all my needs. Little assembly was easy. It took about a hour to have the generator running.
James Recommends This Generac Product
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Phil D.
Owensboro, KY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/8/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
03
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Show's No Mercy On 87a Start Loads!
We needed more power for our 20k BTU mobile walk-in freezer unit. The 8700 watt surge blackmax just wasn't enough on hot days to start the compressor in the condensor unit (87 LRA rated). We needed more power, for more peace of mind when renting out the unit, so WE didn't get that dreaded phone call at any point during it's service at a customer's location. We tried the largest hard start capacitor we could find, and that helped.....but still had thermal breaker issues.

So we ordered the... more
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Joshua Carkner
Schenectady, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 5/7/09
REVIEWED
NOV.
13
2009
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Excellent Generator
I was a bit skeptical when I first bought this unit because there were no reviews on here. Man, am I glad I bought it. This thing powers my entire house and then some!

I have a main transfer switch with a 100 amp input and a 50 amp input. The 100 amp input is for our main service and the 50 amp input is connected to a 50 amp inlet.

I have a special cord set that goes from the 50 amp straight blade plug on the generator to the 50 amp inlet off the transfer switch. The output on the... more
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Brian B.
Hagerstown, MD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/6/13
REVIEWED
OCT.
01
2013
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Troubles With The Generac Generator
As soon as this was received it was put together. We tried to start it up and found the battery bad. We replaced the battery and started it and the idle went way up and wouldn't come down. The mechanic turned it off, because he thought it was going to destroy the motor. Our General Service Mgr. called Jimmy and he said he couldn't help us that we would need to go to the local Generac dealer. We called Jimmy to see if he know what we could do.

We took it to the local Generac Dealer and told... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Features, Quiet
Cons: Unreliable, Durability
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Bruno D.
Easton, MA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/26/11
REVIEWED
AUG.
26
2014
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Bad Product
My generator never worked, engine died after 3 hour (AFTER A LONG DELAY AND FIGHT IT WAS FIXED) as now with about seven hours on it my generator is dead.
Cons: Low Quality, Unreliable, Expensive
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Mark F.
Bryans Road, MD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/20/10
REVIEWED
JUL.
08
2014
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
So So
The original generator would not run correctly. I had to take it back to the dealer and after several weeks I got a replacement from Generac. The replacement works fine.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Heavy
Mark Recommends This Generac Product
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Patrick K.
Victoria, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/11/14
REVIEWED
SEP.
12
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome!!!!!
I did a lot of research on the big portable generators before deciding on the Generac 15000 watt. I read all the reviews. All the pluses and the minuses. But the Generac brand has been around for a good while and I felt good buying it.

The generator came and was in excellent shape. I have read how quite a few people had trouble putting the wheels on. I unboxed it, installed the handle, then stood back and studied it. I did a little measuring, and found that the wheels will extend past... more
Pros: Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, High Quality, Exceeded Expectations
Patrick Recommends This Generac Product
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Frank H.
Jacksonville, FL
REVIEWED
MAY.
09
2015
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Boat Anchor
Well, I bought this thing for $2400.00. So far it has let me down every time I needed it. I treat it like a newborn baby. Defuel it after a monthly test start. Many times the test start fails so I have to make a trip to the repair shop 75 miles away. Last time I needed it, it wouldn't start again.

But being a wise old owl, I had bought a backup for the backup. It s a small Honda 2000 watt which works perfectly and starts with 1 pull. Generac has been less than helpful with their overseas... more
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Frank,
We are sorry to learn of the issues that you are currently experiencing with your portable generator. Unfortunately, we are unable to determine the cause of your unit's issues over the phone or via online correspondence. To have your unit's issues appropriately diagnosed, we would recommend working with a local independent authorized service provider in your local area for any required diagnostic work or service. To locate the independent authorized service provider closest to you, you can use your postal code for searching purposes via the following link: http://www.generac.com/dealer-locator?cid=frm-105-ab.
Moreover, please note that our Customer Support team is located in Wisconsin, and every one of our Customer Support representatives speak English. If you would like to discuss these issues with us directly, please contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722). We apologize for any inconvenience that this experience may have caused.
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Michael
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/31/12
REVIEWED
JAN.
22
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
This Is A Great Little (big) Generator
Though I've only had the chance to use the generator a few times so far, it works great and is everything it's advertised to be. I'm using it as a backup generator for the house (with electric heat) and it does a great job.

Start-is quick and easy. I love the idle control. When no power is being pulled, the generator automatically idles, reducing the volume and gas consumption. As soon as something gets turned on, the engine ramps right up. (This function can be disabled if desired).
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Gary
Exeter, NH
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/30/11
REVIEWED
MAR.
28
2012
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Jury Is Out
Bought this Oct. 31st, used for the first time last week. lights in house were pulsing, checked with a true RMS meter and the output voltages ranged from 118 to 124.9 volts! Dropped off a local Generac service center, after they consulted with Generac the unit has to be returned to the factory, can't be repaired in the field! VERY disappointed! Can only imagine how long this is going to take to get fixed?....
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Richard
Huntley, IL
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/12/11
REVIEWED
AUG.
02
2011
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Generator Engine Misfires
The engine misfires. This misfire started from first start-up. I will need to have it serviced under the warranty. Not happy about this.
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Adam C.
REVIEWED
AUG.
13
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Can Power Two 3-ton A/c Units
I hooked up my generator today. The ultimate test for me was to see if this generator could power BOTH of my 3 ton a/c units. Sure enough it worked. I had both units running at the same time and no problems. I did not try starting both units at the same time because I have a feeling that might be pushing it. Overall very pleased. As others have noted this generator CHUGS gasoline.
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Price
Adam Recommends This Generac Product
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Ld
Katy, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/5/15
REVIEWED
OCT.
28
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Powerful Machine!
Purchased the GP15000E to replace a defective 11000/13500 watt Predator generator. The build and design quality of the Generac is a significant step above the Predator for sure with pressurized oil and spin on oil filter.

It took me less than an hour to assemble wheels and foot bracket by myself. I filled with oil, partially filled with gasoline, and connected the battery. Strangely it took less than the specified 1.4 quart of oil to fill the unit. After turning on the fuel valve I cranked... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Features, High Quality
Cons: Missing Voltshz Reading On Lcd, Electrical Receptacles Not Labeled
Ld Recommends This Generac Product
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Mark Carlson
Charlottesville, VA
REVIEWED
MAY.
21
2009
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Warranty Doesn't Cover Transportation On Portable Units
I have a brand new Generac 15kw with a bad alternator - the unit only has 2 hours running time on it.

I was able to find a local company to perform the warranty work but the warranty DOES NOT cover transportation charges - in other words, I've got to pay to have the guys come out to do the warranty work.

Generac claims that this is a portable unit, and therefore they don't need to cover transportation costs. Well, the unit weighs more than 300 lbs empty, add in 20 gallons of gas, and... more
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Bill
Joelton, TN
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 1/17/13
REVIEWED
MAR.
22
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Generac 15kw
I was looking for a good generator for backup power when the electricity goes out. I contacted Generac and they referred me to electric generators direct. I contacted this company and ordered a 15kw generator. The people I spoke to were very helpful and courteous, explained everything I needed. I am well satisfied with the product and electric generators direct co.
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Dave B.
Loveland, OH
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/29/12
REVIEWED
JUL.
15
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
A Real Workhorse
This generator replaced a lessor one that was make in China. There isn't any way to compare this model #5734 to any thing out on the market. This generator met and exceeded all of my needs. I would recommend this unit to any one looking for a workhorse unit. I use this unit for my mobile food vending business trailer. I needed something with a 50 amp output and this was it. I needed this unit asap because my first one died. PED was great to deal with, I ordered the unit one day and it delivered... more
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Reliable, High Quality
Cons: Heavy
Dave Recommends This Generac Product
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Chris
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/5/13
REVIEWED
FEB.
26
2013
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
To Green To Tell A Lot
I have had this unit installed only for a week so I can't say how well the long haul is but: Ordering, and delivery was excellent. Questions were answered satisfactorily as well before purchase. I am impressed how easy the unit is to handle considering it weighs 373lbs. Well balanced for portability.

Assembly was straight-forward but unless you have a couple of beefy friends, you need some way to lift the unit so the wheels and stop can be installed. Take care in filling oil crankcase. It is... more
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Rick
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/28/12
REVIEWED
JAN.
21
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Outdated Power Lines/surprise Storms In N.h. – 15kw Generator
Neighbor and I hired an Electrician to install Interlock switches (with amperage approved outlets for generator size) to run both of our houses with each of our generators. Would’ve bought a natural gas standalone - standby, but cost would’ve inflated to 5 figures…ouch.

Discount pricing - gained an Angie’s List approved, great person and highly responsive electrician. Don’t buy a manual switch if you have the horses to run everything. Hauled the 375 lbs generator undamaged box from... more
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Lucille
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/22/12
REVIEWED
FEB.
23
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
My New 15kw Generac Generator
So far it has been great to have. We were hit by Hurricane Sandy and only had a 2000 watt Honda. It did great but could only handle limited production. So we bought this one and it works the whole house. A little ruff to put together but not bad with help. We had whole panel cover changed on our electrical panel and added proper plug for generator hook up.
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Ben P.
Carlisle, MA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/12/15
REVIEWED
SEP.
01
2015
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Terrible Experience With Generac
My generator was delivered and it's a brick, it does not function at all. I called Generac and they said because it's a "portable" generator, it's my responsibility to get it to the nearest dealer for repair, which is several towns over. So now I either have to figure out how to transport a 400 lb. machine there and back or pay $135 to have someone visit my house. I tried to escalate and the Generac rep told me she "doesn't have a boss."

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Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Ben,
I'm sorry to hear about the issue you had with the generator. This is very uncommon for a brand new generator but it does occur from time to time.

Being that this is labeled as a portable generator the manufacturers say to bring this unit in to a service center. I understand this is difficult for most people and therefore we try and help them by reimbursing some of the fee.

I hope Generac was able to repair this unit in a timely matter so that you have it when you need it.
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Nicholas Dipierro
Trenton, NJ
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/4/14
REVIEWED
SEP.
12
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Bad Luck
The generator is a beast, and well worth the money. Ran entire house A/C and all. Right out off the box had a no governor problem. High over rev condition . Had a generac technician come out and could not believe that this condition would not reoccur.

So since nothing was apparently wrong with it at that time it cost me out off pocket 150.00. I know because of this over rev, I'm probably going to have problems. We will see what happens. Although this company was very nice to deal with,... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Durable, Reliable
Cons: Heavy
Nicholas Recommends This Generac Product
Nicholas's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Everything with the company and all that I spoke with were great."
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Scott
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/28/12
REVIEWED
AUG.
23
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Fantastic, So Far.
I purchased the GP15000E Jan. 2013 for Emergency back-up power for my (3000+sq.) house. Although I have not needed it in a real Emergency outage, I do regularly run/power the house completely. This has monster power and we can run everything in our house with no issues. Some of the items that we have run simultaneously are: Heat, hot H2O, well pump, showers, stove/oven, microwave, coffee maker, tv, 2 freezers, frig, computer and lights. Again, not in a real Emergency power outage, but in test... more
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Reliable, Exceeded Expectations
Scott Recommends This Generac Product
Scott's Experience With Power Equipment Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Great Help."
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Powerless Nolonger
Bethesda, MD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 1/19/13
REVIEWED
FEB.
16
2013
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Save Me Form Pepco
We are served by the most unreliable power company in the country. Initially 8 years ago when I lost power for a couple of days, I thought it was an aberration, but then we have been losing power on a regular basis and the outage duration has gone up to week- 9 days. The company(Pepco) was deregulated a few years ago, they reduced the maintenance, fewer linesman doing inspection etc. They have beefed up their PR and waste money on Ads trying to save their posterior after the power outages. Any... more
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Larry B.
Mena, AR
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/16/15
REVIEWED
APR.
20
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Safe - Finally!
Our new Generac Generator makes us totally safe. We are 75 and 67, and had a 6,250 watt generator which wouldn't run our whole house in the country in Arkansas. Now, we just plug in one 20 line on the power pole, flip a switch, and we have complete power for our whole house! It starts perfectly, and I run it for ten minutes, once a month, to make sure it will start when we need it.
Larry Recommends This Generac Product
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Larry,
We are happy knowing that you feel safe with our product! Thank you for your thoughtful review. If you haven't yet done so, please remember to register your unit for warranty-related information and future alerts. To complete your registration online, please provide the required information via the following link: http://www.generac.com/generac-nation-sign-up?cid=frm-105-aa. Should you require further assistance, or if you have any comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 888-GENERAC (436-3722).
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Gerald
Westerlo, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/30/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
24
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Unexpectedly As Advertised
Did lots of research, made the right choice. Was worried about setup, turned sideways on pallet and easily bolted front foot and put axle and wheels on. Had extra bolts and washers. Location of axle and wheels makes for easy moving for such a big beast. Added 1-3/4 qts of supplied oil, connected battery, added gas, turned fuel switch and it started and ran smoothly. I'm not handy and it took me under an hour from box to running.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Exceeded Expectations
Gerald Recommends This Generac Product
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Wayne Smith
Chattaroy, WA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/7/14
REVIEWED
AUG.
29
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
A Well Engineered Beast.
Purchased as a home backup. Have yet to need, but has the features and setup to provide confidence it will do the job with ease.

The extra spark plugs, oil and air filters was a nice touch!

Only minor complaint is the wheel kit parts depiction needs to be a lot easier to decipher.
Pros: Features, Easy To Store
Cons: Noise Level
Wayne Recommends This Generac Product
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William
Frostburg, MD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 3/4/13
REVIEWED
MAR.
26
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Fired Right Up
Delivery was a breeze, I backed my UTV right up to the tractor trailer and slid it right off into the bed. I slid it partially off the pallet and used a hydraulic jack to install the wheels. The only problem I had was when installing the axle. When I placed the spacer on the axle, wheel and the flat washer, the retaining pin was no where near lining up with the hole in the axle. I went to the hardware store and purchased two 3/4" washers and replaced the spacer with two flat washers. I... more
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Pete
Charlotte, NC
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/11/12
REVIEWED
OCT.
17
2012
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Too Loud
This gen set is very loud, also does not run smoothly.
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Donna
Lenhartsville, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/16/11
REVIEWED
JAN.
02
2012
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Generar 5734
We finally had the electrician do the hookup for this generator. We were excited to start it and see how it functioned. We started it and it sounded fine. But as the switches were hit, the generator started to shimmy and sounded like it was missing. The electrician wasn't happy and he checked all his work. We had to call the company and they gave us the name of a small engine repair in our area. Tim came and picked up the generator after listening to it. He thought it was a governor... more
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Lawrence P.
Levittown, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/30/13
REVIEWED
JAN.
12
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Prepared
After hurricane Sandy and being without power for two weeks I purchased the Generac and am now prepared for any future power outages.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Features
Lawrence Recommends This Generac Product
Lawrence Would Recommend Power Equipment Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Excellent customer service"
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Keith W.
Kansas City, MO
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/26/13
REVIEWED
AUG.
31
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Buy
Bought the Generac 15kw as a whole house back-up system because I was tired of power outages occurring at the worst possible times of year--hot summers and cold winters. Looked at a standalone NG system but the $8 grand plus to put it in was outside my budget so I chose the portable route. You have to weigh your convenience tradeoffs and for me the difference between $8 grand and the about $3 grand total was worth it. Looked at the 17.5kw but went with the 15kw because in a whole house back-up... more
Pros: Durable, Features, Price, High Quality
Keith Recommends This Generac Product
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Jeff D.
Greenfield, MA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/22/11
REVIEWED
FEB.
03
2013
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Great Generator - What A Beast
Over all I really love this generator. It was packaged nicely when delivered and was very simple to assemble. As everyone has reported, this sucker is heavy. If you plan on pushing this thing up hill in your back yard, you will need two strong guys. . .

The generator is loud, but not unexpected for its size. The generator does surge and bounce a bit when a load is applied to it regardless if it's in idle control or not. I had a tech come out to take a look at my unit because the engine... more
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Scott
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/15/12
REVIEWED
JAN.
06
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Now I Am Ready
After years of using small generators during power outages just to try and keep refrigerators and freezers running I decided to step up to the Beast. This unit arrived on the date scheduled and all was in perfect condition. After putting on the handle and wheels, hooking up the battery and adding gas it started right up.

I ran it about an hour and then hooked it up to the house through a new transfer switch that I had installed. It appears this beast can handle whatever I decide to throw at... more
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Paul
Peabody, MA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 3/14/12
REVIEWED
APR.
07
2012
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Not Happy
When I ordered this unit I expected it to run properly. When I started it it kept surging. When I called for information, the help line had no answers and refereed me to a dealer in Billerica which is to far from my home for them to send anyone to check it out. The person that I talk to said that it probably is the gas, I have changed the gas to no avale. The person also said I would have to bring the unit to them for them to check it out, since I have no way to get it to them, what good is... more
Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Paul,
We are sorry to hear that you are having running problems with your new Generac portable generator. All manufacturers of power equipment have the same policy regarding the warranty repair of the items where they need to be brought to a local service center for inspection and repair under warranty if necessary. (Found in your owner’s manual)
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Mark F.
Marion, MA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/16/15
REVIEWED
NOV.
09
2015
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Great Product & Great Service
Just as advertised, easy to assemble, started right up and runs smooth. The delivery was quick with no hassle. I have purchased several items from this vendor and they have never disappointed me. Thank You.
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, Durable, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Heavy, Expensive, Battery Was Not Charged
Mark Recommends This Generac Product
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Pat K.
Victoria, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/11/14
REVIEWED
SEP.
03
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Update!
I have now had my home wired to hook up my Generac GP15000E generator. For the first test run, I shut all the breakers off, fired up the generator then started turning the breakers back on.

This baby never even hiccuped! For the second test, I left all the breakers on except for the A/C, then let the generator take over and then turned on the A/C and it ran the whole house without a problem! I ran the house for over 3 hours and never had a problem!

I have full faith in this... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Durable, Reliable, High Quality
Cons: None
Pat Recommends This Generac Product
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Pat,
Thank you for providing us with your thorough review! We are pleased to learn of your satisfaction with our product. Please also be sure to register your unit with Generac Nation to initiate your product's warranty coverage. To register your unit online, please provide the information required via the following link: http://www.generac.com/generac-nation-sign-up?cid=frm-105-aa
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Ellen M.
Eaton Rapids, MI
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/21/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
17
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome Generator
I just purchased this generator at Thanksgiving. When the freight company delivered it all was in good shape. The packaging was excellent. I put the generator together which was super easy, added oil and gas and it started right up.

I am hooking it up this weekend to run a load on it so I will update my review after that. Electric Generators Direct was the best company to work with that I have experienced in some time. Very courteous people and right on the order. I ordered just... more
Ellen Recommends This Generac Product
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Jeff E.
Whiteville, NC
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/28/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
03
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Product.
Hunting camp use. This generator is running a deep well pump, and 3 tons of heat pumps, a refrigerator, 2 hot water heaters, microwave, kitchen appliances, lights, etc. I would highly recommend this generator.
Jeff Recommends This Generac Product
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Jerramy I.
De Queen, AR
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/30/13
REVIEWED
SEP.
20
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Value With Plenty Of Power
Received generated and easily installed wheels, handle bar and easily put together. Very proud of this generator. Starts easily and runs smooth. Have shown to many of my friends and recommended for construction or home back up power. We installed a power shut off breaker box and it's ready for any power outages. Puts out many more watts than the 50 amp breaker will allow so extra power is available for other plug in features. This generated provides a safe, comforting feeling that my family... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Features, I'd Buy It Again
Jerramy Recommends This Generac Product
Jerramy Would Recommend Power Equipment Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Sent quickly and packed well. Received the generator in great condition. Need to ensure that you have a little help moving it due to the sheer weight."
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Tony
Easton, PA
REVIEWED
NOV.
24
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Performance During Sandy
During Sandy, we had unlimited power from our 15,000 watt Generac generator. It ran flawlessly for 5 days.

Friends and neighbors spent time at our house, with some taking showers. The only time I turned it off was for the 30 hour oil change and for refueling. Speaking of fuel, I got between 12.5 to 14.0 hours per tank.

Due to the house being powered by the generator, you would not even know that there was anything happening outside. Life was basically normal during the entire... more
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Dennis
REVIEWED
NOV.
13
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
What A Great Machine
About a month ago we lost power at our house in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It took me a grand total of two minutes to shut the main breaker to our house, fire up the Generac, connect the 50amp cable, and start re-energizing our house.

The power was out for about 6 hours but the Generac 15000E never skipped a beat. It only burned about 4 gallons in that time period, which isn't bad for a 992cu in machine. I LOVE this beast!

Best of all the big dinner I was cooking was never... more
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Dennis
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/6/11
REVIEWED
OCT.
31
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Writing This Review Off Generator Power As I Type.....
I bought this unit after an extended power outage last year and wired it into my entire 4,200 sq. foot home. Upon testing I was amazed that this thing handled the load of everything in my panel including cycling two 4 ton AC Units. On top of that I have 3 full size refrigerators, freezer, well pump, and two 6 ft high wine cellars. This thing never misses a beat.

Many have described it as a beast. I believe that is the most accurate description. After not having any outages since buying... more
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Vincent
Spencer, WV
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 4/17/12
REVIEWED
JUL.
19
2012
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Two Problems
I recently bought a GP15000E portable gasoline generator and 50 amp box. I live in West Virginia and we were caught up in the bad storms of June 29th. We were without power for 7 days in 100 degree temps. The unit worked very well. However, the gas gauge was not working that well when we started and stopped working altogether after 4 days. In addition, the gas tank does not have a pressure valve and during the day the tank would swell up so much it looked like a balloon about to burst. I... more
Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Vincent,
The GP15000E carries a 2-Year Warranty from Generac. Generac can be reached directly @ (888) 436-3722 x5381
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Rick
Hamlet, NC
REVIEWED
MAY.
09
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Overall, A Very Positive Experience - Exceptional Product
I'll try not to be too repetitive : Lots of reviews here. I rarely write these... When I do... they are long winded...:-)

Shopped for a month before purchasing, I made certain there was a dealer nearby for warranty BEFORE ORDERING. Lightning fast order processing and shipping. Unit arrived two days later. Excellent packaging of the unit, best I've ever seen in a product like this... (I recall the box my old Winco came in years ago, how torn up it was upon delivery. ) The... more
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Gregory A.
Selbyville, DE
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/2/15
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
DEC.
02
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Gp 15000 E
Received generator & installed handle & wheels. Out of the crate 1# wheel defective...
Called Generac had wheel replaced in days. Fired up unit, can't wait to use it
Gregory Recommends This Generac Product
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Donald B.
New Zion, SC
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/5/15
REVIEWED
NOV.
18
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Generac Gp15000e - 15,000 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator Review
Donald Recommends This Generac Product
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10
Grover
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/1/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
22
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Machine!
Pretty heavy for me at 88 and 130 pounds but I did, with a little help, get the wheels on and generator in position for testing. All hooked up and ran under load for just over an hour. It took the whole load including deep well pump without a struggle. There was a small oil leak at the oil sensor that was corrected with a 3/4 turn. I like it so far.
Grover Recommends This Generac Product
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Edward
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/13/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
03
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Egd = Very Satisfied Customer And Superior Service
Purchased a standby and came to discover there were zoning and ordinance issues as it relates to the easement space between my property and neighboring property.

Dealt with Bob in Customer Service who was extremely helpful and remained in direct contact with me as it related to returning this extremely large item and purchasing a proper one that will still be sufficient for my needs.

This generator offers the portability to allow me to move it around and is still a monster in terms of... more
Edward Recommends This Generac Product
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M. L. C.
Hot Springs, AR
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/9/14
REVIEWED
OCT.
30
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Super Generator, But
Fast shipping, well packaged, came with extras, but it has a oil leak and the manufacturer was slow sending the needed parts for the repair.
M. Recommends This Generac Product
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Margaret I.
Lowell, MI
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/22/14
REVIEWED
OCT.
03
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
I'm Ready For Another Michigan Winter
I live in the country, am retired and live in an old farmhouse. I need to feel safe and warm in my home - and, now I do. My wonderful neighbors hooked up my transfer switch and have given me great instructions.

They, too, have a Generac! I have started the generator myself, and I can do it!
Margaret Recommends This Generac Product
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Annette E.
Dubois, ID
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/31/14
REVIEWED
AUG.
22
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Good So Far
Appears to be nice. Still working on installing where needed.
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, I'd Buy It Again
Annette Recommends This Generac Product
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Kendall H.
Howell, NJ
REVIEWED
NOV.
01
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
The Power I Need
Now when the product came it was easy to set up, easy to start, easy to store. I have been away for a week and just got back and noticed one of the tires were flat, but if that's my only issue them I'm a happy customer.
Pros: Easy To Use, Durable, High Quality, I'd Buy It Again
Kendall Recommends This Generac Product
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Woodie
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/11/12
REVIEWED
FEB.
04
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
For The Money, You Can't Go Wrong
I bought this gen back in Sept. 2012; I now have had more time to use it than with the first review.

It still has plenty of power. I run a concession trailer with it and hook up two 50-amp leads to run everything. As of now I have not been able to shut it down with an overload.

This last weekend I was out and the trailer next to me could not get his started. I told him I had an extra one in the truck he could use if it started. It was below 0° F that day- nice and cold.

The... more
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Tony
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/25/12
REVIEWED
DEC.
06
2012
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Construction Site Unit
It's loud, very heavy, and you can't get 15KW out of one circuit. So if your using this for your home when power goes out, you can only get 12KW from the 50-amp receptacle. It revs high then low continually. The product is very nice but belongs on a construction site!
Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Tony,
Most portable generators are made to meet the needs of contractors, since they are the largest user group when there isn't a weather emergency.
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Jeff
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/5/12
REVIEWED
NOV.
27
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
No More Worries About Next Outage...
The generator arrived on the exact day scheduled, in excellent condition by a very courteous and helpful delivery driver.

Assembling the generator was made quite easy by simple, explicit instructions. After all necessary assembly was completed, the generator started in 3 revolutions and ran perfectly.

There is no doubt in my mind that this unit was a very good purchase and my worries about the next power outage, no matter how long it lasts, are now virtually nonexistent.

I would... more
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Dean U.
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/2/12
REVIEWED
NOV.
24
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Handles Both Houses
In past years I have been using my Lincoln Weld-N-Power 150 amp welder / 4500 watt generator as my standby power. It would run about an hour and a half on a tank of gas, and I could only run certain things.

This past spring we had an outage that lasted about 10 hours. I ran my house for a couple of tanks of gas, then took it to the neighbors and ran his for an hour so they could take showers and run their furnace.

Now that I have my new Generac 15000 watt generator I have it all hooked... more
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Woodie
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/11/12
REVIEWED
OCT.
23
2012
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Concession Owner
I have several generators, all of them Hondas. As most of you know they make the quietest generators on the market, but not very big ones.

I got this one to replace my Honda 6500 Watt water cooled unit. This Generac has all the power I need to run everything in my concession trailer at the same time without any problem, but it's a bit on the LOUD side. But, that is the price you pay for 50-amp service.

I did have to take it in for service after just 2 hours of use but it should be good... more
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Rod G.
Easton, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/19/12
REVIEWED
OCT.
11
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Customer Service
I ordered four oil filters, they were shipped on time with no issues. The price was good.

I would purchase from this supplier again.
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Tony
Easton, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/25/12
REVIEWED
SEP.
06
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
My Portable Generator
For quite some time, I was looking for a generator. After visiting ‘Electric Generators Direct.com’, and surfing their fantastic website, my decision was made much easier. I also spoke to a few EGD associates along the way, and they were all very friendly and knowledgeable.

I ended up purchasing the 5734, and I am extremely satisfied with it. There are no words to describe how powerful this generator is.

After consulting with a licensed electrician, he convinced me to go with a... more
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Peter
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/24/12
REVIEWED
SEP.
05
2012
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Nice, But Inadequate Hook-ups
Very well made, nice running generator. However, it is not really suitable for running your house. It is my fault for not researching this more carefully.

I was looking for a portable generator also powerful enough to run most of the house in an emergency. I was disappointed that this generator does not come with an outlet larger than 50amps. This means that you leave a lot of power on the table if you want to hook it up to your circuit board. You are only getting about half the... more
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Judy
Wellborn, FL
REVIEWED
AUG.
27
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Generator
I bought this model to replace the one we gave our son - he has been using our old one for power at work sites. This size is excellent and runs everything in our Florida home except the central air.

I got this from Electric Generators Direct to avoid sales tax and shipping - a savings over local prices. It is very heavy and we needed to off-load it with our tractor.

It started right up first time - no problems. It is heavy to move even with the wheel kit, so if weight is a factor a... more
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Brian
REVIEWED
AUG.
25
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
This Machine Is An Absolute Animal
I purchased the 15kw Generac to use for my new home backup power needs.I wanted something to power my whole house instead of a individual circuit, smaller generator. I did not have the patience or time to have a permanent unit installed and have the utilities come and provide gas hook up etc. After many calls to Jim and his staff I was finally convinced that this unit would be what I need.

The support from EGD was great. They answered all my questions and provided all the extra things... more
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Hunter
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/13/12
REVIEWED
AUG.
04
2012
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
My View Of The 5734 Generator
Generator seems to be a very good one. The following are my views as a retired Industrial Maintenance Electrician. I have had some experience with all sizes of power generators from 4000 watt to Mega Watt units that run an industrial plant.

The 5734 would be a little easier to move in tight places if it had extendable handles or something a little different than the present set up because of its weight. The gas gauge does not work until it has 3 or more gallons of gas in the plastic tank. I... more
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Burl R. C.
Lavalette, WV
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/13/12
REVIEWED
AUG.
03
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Hoping For A Power Outage
I have owned a 3300 watt portable generator for 33 years. During the widespread power outage in WV due to storms in July of this year, this generator finally broke down.

I borrowed a small generator to get through the crisis and was able to operate the refrigerator, lights, and ceiling fans. However, this power outage was different from others we had experienced. It was days longer, and the temperature soared to 100 degrees or above each day. Previous outages in winter had not been a... more
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Bill
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/7/12
REVIEWED
AUG.
01
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
As Advertised
Had my panel wired with a 50amp plug and manual transfer switch months ago to hopefully run my whole house for our frequent power outages in rural Michigan. Saved my pennies and bought this generator from EGD a few weeks ago.

My house is newer with high efficiency everything, but we are on our own well and have no natural gas or propane. In short, my house is all electric, and with a winter outage of any length we'd be without heat except for the wood burning fireplace on the main floor. more
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Phil
Powell, OH
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/30/12
REVIEWED
JUL.
21
2012
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Great Unit Easy To Get Up And Running
This is a nice "whole house" type gen set. It takes a bit of muscle to get the wheels on the unit but nothing too bad. Once it is all together it is nicely portable. The gen ships with oil, and tune up kit including air filter, and plugs. I added oil, fuel, read the manual and started first go.

The one problem I had and the reason I didn't give it a full good rating was that one of the wheels had been put together wrongly so the valve stem on one wheel is on the inside. I am still... more
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Mike
Central, NJ
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/29/11
REVIEWED
MAR.
17
2012
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Nice Panel
Replaced a sub panel in the house with this unit. I wanted to update the older panel anyway, so this was a better bet then just adding a transfer switch. Quality construction with copper bus, although the edges did get a bit bent up in shipping - packaging could be better around the wall flange. The watt meters right in the panel are very nice, and the floating neutral is a nice touch. Keep in mind that if you are replacing an existing sub-panel, the input lugs for the wire from your main panel... more
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Donna
Lenhartsville, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/16/11
REVIEWED
DEC.
07
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Generator
So far it's great. It runs!!! We are awaiting the direct hookup and then we will be ready for the weather!!! We are glad we found you online!
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Mike R.
Central, NJ
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/29/11
REVIEWED
NOV.
27
2011
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Worth The Wait
First arrived damaged in shipping. Second time was the charm, and it even arrived much earlier than expected. (Thanks EGD!) Assembly is pretty simple I'm a big guy, but it's nice to have a second person slip the wheels on the axle while you lift. Either way, have at least two 8-10" STURDY blocks to prop it on to install the axle brackets and front foot. The package as delivered included 2 qts SAE 30 oil, battery charging cable, plus spare air cleaner, pre-cleaner and 2 spark plugs. It is... more
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Lou
Clinton Corners, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/1/11
REVIEWED
NOV.
26
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome Generator
I am highly impressed by this 15kw generator. I put it thru a test using heavy loads such as : electric range, heating system, well pump, refrigerator, lighting, microwave, and my 47 flat screen TV all together with power to spare. The directions for installing the wheel kit were easy to follow with no problem It is an excellent product.

Electric Generator Direct delivered the generator when they said they would, and it was great to speak to a human instead of a digital voice. The carrier... more
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Paul
Portland, CT
REVIEWED
NOV.
17
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
October 2011 Nor'easter
In October of this year, an early Autumn Nor'easter hit Connecticut with a foot of heavy, wet snow. The leaves had not fallen off the trees yet, so the added weight of the snow took down trees and large limbs. This in turn took down power lines and smashed substations. The overall effect was that over 850,000 customers of Connectict power companies were without power for up to ten days. I lost power for 2 days, and my Generac 5734 generator with the Reliance Controls 50-amp transfer switch... more
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Tom
Versailles, KS
REVIEWED
NOV.
03
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Maintenance Manager
Just purchased two 15 kw units for emergency use on a farm house and barn. They arrived by freight within two days and were easy to assemble. I just had the transfer switches installed last week and ran a test on the barn unit. It's amazing how it handled the start-up surge of a large 3 hp deep well pump. My only complaint is that it is hard for one man to roll up an up hill walk. I can't wait until the next power outage to put both units to work.
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Keith
Lake Conre, TX
REVIEWED
OCT.
25
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Addendum About Portability
Yes, this is a beast, but it has a footprint smaller than my riding lawn mower. When I need to move it I put more air in the tires and it rolls easily. When it's running I let some of the air out for better vibration absorption. For transport I have a tilt utility trailer I bought for $450 at a tractor store. I back the trailer up to a curb, tilt it, roll the generator on, tilt it back down, roll the generator in place and secure it. It takes about 10 min. If there is no curb, I get a helper or... more
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Mike
Kingsville, MD
REVIEWED
SEP.
30
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Perfect!
ON TIME DELIVERY, Great price and works great. Can't say much more than that. Easy set up, started right up. It is a beast.
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Keith
Lake Conroe, TX
REVIEWED
SEP.
29
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Generator
I bought the prior model of the Generac 15KW generator after hurricane Ike hit Houston. EGD said the price included home delivery, but because of the condition of Houston they couldn't guarantee when. They could guarantee it would be at the truck terminal in Houston in two days. I drove the 60 miles to the terminal with my utility trailer and waited for the truck to be unloaded. They put it on the trailer with a fork lift and I went home.

When I got it home it took about an hour to get it... more
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Dennis
Sewell, NJ
REVIEWED
AUG.
15
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Love This Generator
Bought this as a backup generator for my 4000 sq foot home. Delivery was easy and fast. Quick setup and fired right up. Wired in for whole house backup and I am able to run everything including 1 of 2 AC units cycling them both on and off. Fired this thing up and flipped on every light, plus 3 refrigerators, and 2 large wine cellars. This beast is an animal! Make sure you have enough room in your garage to accommodate storing it. Best bang for the buck out there.
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Jimmy
Conroe, TX
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/8/11
REVIEWED
JUN.
30
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Generator!
I ordered this generator and was thinking the order would be like other orders I've placed on the web. It was not, the generator arrived on time and the driver placed it in my garage. GREAT SERVICE!
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Dennis
Escanaba, MI
REVIEWED
JUN.
21
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Supplement To First Impressions
This is a supplemental review from my original dated June 11, 2011. Put 50A breakers into electrical distribution box so that I can now power whole house, including house AC unit (23A draw). Isolated house from electrical grid, fired up 15000E generator, plugged in 50A cable connection to house, then proceeded to turn on breakers in accordance with my breaker priority plan. Left AC for last.

Switched on the AC breakers, turned on house AC and stood by for whatever was to happen! ... more
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Dennis
Escanaba, MI
REVIEWED
JUN.
11
2011
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
First Impressions
Just took delivery of a Generac GP 15000E. Easy to unbox, remove from shipping pallet, and put on wheels/maneuvering handle. Mine came ready to go. Just had to add oil (provided) and gasoline. Had to connect battery terminals, but no problem at all.

Really like the layout of this machine. HUGE gasoline fill hole, so no having to aim just right. Oil fill is angles such that it makes a funnel (other than a small one) a bit tricky, but also such that pouring direct from a 1qt bottle is no... more
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Jim
Palm City, FL
REVIEWED
JUN.
08
2011
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
15000 Watts
Unit arrived on dual pallets and delivered into garage as promised. Easy to assemble and install wheels which were inflated. Nice. Connected battery, added oil supplied, and 1 gallon non-ethanol gas from marina. I ran 30amp connection full out for 40 minutes before ran out of fuel. Unit could not start and run new 3 ton TRANE 20XLI AC unit. Will try 50amp connection for 12,500 watts. Is very loud and sucks gas. Wife weighs 105lbs and can easily move generator from garage to outdoors. ... more
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Gale
Moscow, TN
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 5/8/11
REVIEWED
MAY.
30
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Generac 15000
This was very easy to setup after delivery. The instructions were very good. Starting was a breeze but you need to let folks know, and i was not sure if you did in the instructions, that you need to disconnect one of the oil pressure leads until you get it started for the first time.

Thanks for the great generator at a great price. I will be using it when storms hit or i need power away from a power source today.
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Dan
Des Moines, IA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 3/21/11
REVIEWED
APR.
12
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Works Great
Very big generator for the money. It's a little loud but provides me the power i need!

A++++ for overall rating! I love it!
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Russ
Bulls Gap, TN
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 3/21/11
REVIEWED
APR.
11
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Service From Electric Generators Direct
Flawless communication from time of order all way through the to delivery. My generator arrived on time in fine shape, fired right up after the minimal setup requirements. I've only run it about 3 hours so far, but its passed all tests thus far with flying colors.

And last but not least, every other vendor I checked with wanted considerably more money for this same product.

Hey, if your reading this, it means you have internet access, so there is no excuse not to do the research and... more
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Donald
Gig Harbor, WA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 3/6/11
REVIEWED
MAR.
29
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Home Backup Unit
I'm very surprised on how fast I received this unit, I actually ordered a 14 gal gas can the same day as the generator and I got the generator before the gas can.

I highly recommend this company for such good service!! The delivery driver was extremely helpful also.

Thanks Electric Generators Direct...
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Ralph
Bosworth, MO
REVIEWED
MAR.
28
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Generator
The generator 5734 was delivered very quick after ordering. It was in perfect shape. Added oil and gas and it fired right up. Tried it out and it worked. Haven't used it except to try it. So far very satisfied. Thank You
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Rui
Mt Vernon, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/24/11
REVIEWED
MAR.
17
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Can't Get Any Better
The best choice ever . It works really good
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Shelby
Batesville, AR
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 1/3/11
REVIEWED
FEB.
20
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
My Generator
Delivered right to my shop building. Put it together added oil and fuel it started right up. Have not had any power outage to use at home but plan on loading it in the truck and take it to the farm and use it to build a deer stand. plan on using a skill saw, air compressor and charger.

Seems like a nice rig. Thanks Electric Generators Direct. Saved at least $400 buying through you.
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Ed
Howes, SD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 1/10/11
REVIEWED
FEB.
01
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Looking For To A Power Outage
Really impressed with the quality of our new generator. Almost looking forward to the electricity going out so we can put it to use!
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Jerry
Epping, NH
REVIEWED
JAN.
19
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
First Time Generator Owner
I have never owned a generator before and after the last two storms, that left me without power for five days, I thought it was time. I looked local and then went on the web to compare prices.

I was impressed with the pricing you had and decided to look into what I might need. The staff at your store were very helpful and gave me resources to refer to in order to educate myself with what I may need.

I decided on the 15000 watt Generac and placed my order. I was very happy with the way... more
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Royce E. Van Blaricome
Granite Falls, WA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/28/10
REVIEWED
JAN.
12
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
1st Time Generator Buyer
After two weeks or more of researching generators, I found EGD to be the most helpful. Not only will their website allow you to compare up to five generators side-by-side. There is a guy there by the name of Chris who was also the most knowledgeable of anyone I talked to. Even more knowledgeable than the folks at Generac themselves. The Generac people were not helpful whatsoever and Chris knew about other brands as well.

Chris was patient, listened to my questions, concerns, and... more
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Cal
Union Center, SD
REVIEWED
JAN.
12
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
My First Generator
This is my first generator. I'm very pleased with the unit. The instructions were clear and understandable. The unit went together just like it was supposed to.

I studied generators and did a lot of research. My dedicated power pole transformer is 10 KW. The lineman told me it operates at 150%, so I needed a 15KW unit. But, what seems more important that KW is the amps. My house has 100 amp and the well has 30 amp. The 15KW generator puts out 62.7 amps, which is short of my total... more
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Jim Cloud
Lexington, KY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/27/10
REVIEWED
NOV.
26
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Generac 15 Kw Owner
I think my new Generac 15 kW generator is built very well, started easily and is all I need.

Thank You
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Rick
Lake Lure, NC
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/21/10
REVIEWED
NOV.
12
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Maintenance Director
Great generator and very good and prompt service. Best price by far.
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Jeff
Gunnison, CO
REVIEWED
OCT.
06
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
This Machine Is Awesome
I bought this generator to provide backup power for my rural cabin as county electric fails often.

In just a few short hours I put this machine to work after wiring up an input box on the cabin and assembling the handle.

It fired right up and works incredibly well. I can power my 220v well, the range, and the rest of the house at the same time without a hitch in the delivery of power.

For the money this is a great machine. It appears solidly built, and the reputation of the... more
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Mark
Bryans Road, MD
REVIEWED
SEP.
12
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Arrived On Friday
My GP15000 arrived on a Friday, I assembled the unit on Saturday when I went to use the unit I found both of the tires flat. On the plus side the unit runs and works well.
Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Mark,
If the tires are damaged, please contact the folks at Generac directly at (888) 436-3722; they will be happy to help. They will probably ask for the serial number of your generator, so you will want to have that handy when you call.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience the flat tires caused- we appreciate your business and want you to be satisfied with your purchase.
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Tim
Warren, MI
REVIEWED
SEP.
01
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Power Plus
I bought this generator to power a small amusement ride drawing about 42 amps at 240 volts.

I have so far used it once for about 6 hours powering the ride and another fan drawing about 12,000 watts together.

There was not a good diagram to install the support underneath, but aside from it being slightly noisy, having to charge the battery, and being a gas guzzler- it worked fine the first time.
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Jamie
Heltonville, IN
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/5/10
REVIEWED
AUG.
27
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Nice Purchase
I hooked this thing up to a 50A outdoor inlet box going into an interlock kit installed in my indoor panel and wow!

I didn't think it could- but I had on my central AC, 2 big screen TVs (surround sound & satellite), several rooms fully lit, a couple computers on, and the thing didn't make one grumbling complaint.

I have run it for the last two weekends for 2.5 hours at a time just for testing and love it. The ONLY three complaints I have about it (petty, I know) are:

1. The... more
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Quincy
Rogers, AR
REVIEWED
AUG.
20
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Gp15000e - Great Machine
Delivery on time. Condition perfect. Assembly easy. Added gas and oil, charged battery, engine started and ran fine.

The thing's a monster- love it. By far best value for dollar I've seen.

Haven't loaded yet but this thing ought to run this house and another like it.

You guys do good work. Thanks.
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Dan Watson
Port Charlotte, FL
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/30/10
REVIEWED
JUL.
11
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Excellent Generator, Excellent Dealer
I decided to upgrade from a 8k storm backup before hurricane season.

After checking locally, went to the internet and found Electric Generators Direct. The price was the best I could find, especially when it included shipping, so I made a purchase, which included a transfer box, input connector, and cable.

All of the items arrived quickly with easy instructions for assembly and use.

I was already familiar with the quality of the Generac unit from buying one for my brother after... more
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Tom Wenzel
Crooks, SD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 3/22/10
REVIEWED
APR.
13
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
So Far So Good
I purchased the 5734 Generac to power select house circuits during outage periods. I researched Coleman, Honda, North Star, Kohler, and other platforms. The Generac carries the highest wattage or amp rating and comes with the Good Housekeeping seal. I don't like the fact that I have to adjust valves every 50 hours, but the Generac product has over 50 years of experience.

After working through a few small order details, the product shipped and delivered very quickly. We had a forklift... more
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Pete Geither
Butler, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 4/9/09
REVIEWED
AUG.
27
2009
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Unit Works Fine
I bought this unit about 6 months ago and have about 4 hours on it so far.

The construction of the machine seems to be 1st class with nothing falling off or breaking so far. It appears to have been made in the U.S. which is a real plus these days.

One issue I had to deal with, as I am using it for emergency power at home: you can not get the 15K out of just one receptacle, so I had to run two cords to two transfer switches in the house.

One circuit powers most of the house... more
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Ronald S.
Indiana, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/29/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
29
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
My Second Gp 15000
This is my second GP 15000. The first stopped running at 76 hrs, and no one could fix it. This one I received from Electric Generators Direct is running like it should. It was delivered within 3 days to the end of my driveway. I have use it for welding, power tools, lighting, and to power my house the day a received it when the power went off for 5 hours. I am well please with the service rendered.
Ronald Recommends This Generac Product
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Howard T.
Maumelle, AR
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/21/14
REVIEWED
NOV.
17
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Buy! Good Price, Good Product.
Purchased this unit for my girl friends house. Was not nearly as hard to assemble as some reviews had intimated. Have not had to use it yet for real but runs good and tests out great. I may buy another one for my house.
Howard Recommends This Generac Product
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Mark J.
Fort Collins, CO
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/3/14
REVIEWED
OCT.
16
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Off Grid Power For My Apiary
I purchased this generator to power my 2hp table saw as my 5.5kw one will not run it. My Apiary (Bee farm) doesn't have utilities so the generators are all I have for power for this farm.

The GP15000E has plenty of power to spare while running my 2hp table saw, the 1hp dust collection system, lights, drill etc.

I really like the electric start, my other one doesn't have this feature and it is very handy.

You will need a way to lift this unit to put the wheel kit on it as it weights... more
Mark Recommends This Generac Product
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Vetrice E.
Mountain View, MO
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/20/13
REVIEWED
JUL.
09
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Generator
Very please'd. From purchase. To delivery and performance!
Pros: Price, Features, Reliable, Fast
Vetrice Recommends This Generac Product
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Steve G.
Sheridan, AR
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/7/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
20
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
So Far So Good
I purchased this generator to replace a 13kw PTO generator. After only 2 months, I haven't had the need to use it, however, I connected it to my transfer switch and ran it for 20 minutes or so. I didn't try the A/C or Central Heat, but everything else was on and the generator ran smooth with a very consistent output.

When I ordered this unit, it was delivered on time by ABF Freight and was placed on the rear of the trailer perfect for my tractor and forks to unload it. Assembling it was... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Features, Price, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Heavy
Steve Recommends This Generac Product
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Maury
West Chester, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/29/12
REVIEWED
JAN.
11
2013
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
15000 Watt Generator
We have not tried the unit yet, but I can say that the assembly went very smoothly. We are currently awaiting the installation of a transfer switch and outlet box before we try the unit out.
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Tim L.
Free Union, VA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/3/12
REVIEWED
AUG.
02
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Best Internet Purchase Experience
We just suffered through 4 days of no power due to the early July 2012 east coast storms my old 5500kw generator was barely capable of running my refrigerator and 1 of my 2 window A/C's during this last power outage in 95+ degree humid heat, and I had no running water. It was time to escalate.

I would have purchased a 10kw portable generator locally but couldn't - no generators were to be found anywhere except via internet. Upon reviewing internet retailers, EGD seemed to have the best... more
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Randy Dunham
Lincoln, NE
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 10/28/10
REVIEWED
NOV.
19
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
What A Great Deal!
I had looked at this generator for some time, and when I was ready to buy I was surprised to see that it was on sale!

The communication from Electric Generators Direct was wonderful, I received the generator in 3 days and the delivery driver unloaded it exactly where I wanted it.

The assembly was straight forward (just the handle and wheels) and after putting in the oil and fuel, it started right up. The muffler on the unit is very large and is very quiet, but the generator itself is... more
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William S.
Crawfordsville, IN
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 12/2/14
REVIEWED
DEC.
24
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Super Dealer
I ordered this generator online from Electric Generators Direct because of not only the great product line but the super prices. I sent them a check and I received the generator as I was told I would. It was delivered by a professional company and I unboxed it, put on the wheels, handle. I added the oil and fuel and it started right up. Great product and great company to deal with. Thanks
William Recommends This Generac Product
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Richard G.
Hiram, OH
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/2/13
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23
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Love This Thing
Blew up my old one up. This one does all you need
Pros: Easy To Use, Durable, Features, Reliable
Richard Recommends This Generac Product
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