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Contrary to what one might think, cleaning a carburetor becomes necessary especially when the generator is not used often. This is because, during period of inactivity, it is very likely that the gasoline contained in the tank may have undergone progressive degradation. Letting gasoline degrade can become a real ...

A generator has an electrical "memory" that must match that of the voltage regulator. Otherwise, the current from the battery will damage the generator.  When used regularly, by using stored magnetism, also called residual magnetism (for more information see the Wikipedia link), the generator will "remember" the ...

Do you enjoy camping? Many people do. There are so many benefits that come from this favorite pastime of millions of people around the world. One of the best things about camping is how it helps us be one with Mother Nature and unplug from our busy lives and schedules. However, to get the best of this wonderful ...

Are you thinking of going camping? According to a Statista.com 2017 report, millions of people went camping in the United States alone, and an even larger number worldwide. If you are thinking about joining their ranks and doing so enjoyably, you need to have all the necessary gear. One of these is a generator. What ...

Electric cars are the vehicles of the future. They can prove to be invaluable in an environmentally-conscious world where everyone wants to do their part. But have you ever wondered how to charge such a car if you don’t have access to electricity and whether you could charge an electric car with a generator? If yes, ...

Generator exhaust isn’t something you want to be breathing. While you might not be able to see it, exhaust contains chemicals that are similar to air pollution and are just as bad for your health. In addition, generator exhaust includes carbon monoxide, a dangerous gas that can lead to suffocation if you are working ...

Most of the time, you will only need to run your generator for a short period. Maybe you’re running power tools for a few hours or powering a tailgate. However, what if the power goes off for days on end? That’s far from unheard of after major winter storms, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. In that case, ...

If you own a portable generator, you must take it upon yourself to check the generator output from time to time. A portable generator can prove to be a necessity when you find yourself without an electricity supply. In order to make sure that the generator performs well when you need it to, you have to maintain it ...

A portable generator is a very convenient thing to have for your home or for your personal, travel, and camping use, but one thing you may find yourself struggling to deal with is the noise produced by such generators. But why would you need to know how to quiet a generator? Even the quietest and smallest generators ...

Flickering light tripped circuit breakers, and electronics that keep breaking are some common signs that you are experiencing dirty electricity. That may sound more like the premise of an adult film, but it's a very common occurrence with many standby generators. While all generators produce electricity, they are not ...