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NOS 1946 Onan W3S-250 3000 Watts Premium Antique


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Old 09-11-2018, 06:25:25 PM
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Soo.. what would you guys set your top bid at? So I know how much I have to spend to get it lol..

I figure 400 in fuel round trip and 2 nights in a hotel.. would be a nice drive I have not seen that part of the country.. hopefully the hurricane does not make a big mess and close roads down
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Sure is a nice looking set.
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Joe, if you owned it, would you start it????
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Hey Joe, if you get it, you better drive just a little bit further, and come and visit my Onan "museum"
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Joe, if you owned it, would you start it????

No.. probably put oil in the cylinders and turn it over once a year..

How far are you from it turtmaster?
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How far are you from it turtmaster?
Sorry, wrong info.

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If I owned it, I would use it without reservation if need be. I figure that is why D.W. Onan & Co. made it. That said, it would get very meticulous care if put into service.

I don't know why, but I would like to have a W3S or similar.
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If I owned it I would start it in my living room.
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It's only new once.. plenty of used ones to start.. I would keep it mint.. with my used one next to it ready to go to show how quiet and smooth they run
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a rare item from my birth year

my cousin who later worked in publishing had a d-duck comic
the subject of the issue was chasing a rare stamp
after finding and over paying for the seller's last one, only to be informed
the remote islander had been selling them by the page full
to excited tourists all week

pretty to look at, like my X neighbor's 68 Ferrari GT V-12 [red of course]
needing space in his garage I traded for, and later sold, his MINT 70 240Z
this generator is true museum quality!!!
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