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What Have You Done to Your Onan Generator Today?


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Old 09-12-2017, 04:04:40 PM
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Building a good strong crate to ship the onan 30 dda to flordia..
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Do you still have a house left??
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Old 09-12-2017, 05:10:39 PM
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Building a good strong crate to ship the onan 30 dda to flordia..
Florida?? Or Montana?
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Key largo flordia.. yep both houses are still there.. one i own but I'm renting and one I'm buying.. the rental is in a flood x zone and has impact wondows.. the only damage was the screened in area blew away.. other house looks ok but don't know yet it's not mine so my friend there dident go in the back looking.. looks to be ok.. but the first floor (3 storys on the gulf side on the beach) got 5 feet of storm surges, but the house is about 5 feet up from the water
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Building a good strong crate to ship the onan 30 dda to flordia..
If you don't want to ship it that far, I'm closer.
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Old 09-12-2017, 05:32:07 PM
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I'll take that into consideration.. my cousin in West Palm beach has a shipping hook up.. 480 to ship it from l.a to key largo door to door.. has to be under 3000 pounds and 48x96 and 60 inches or lower
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Well not by me but my 12DJC in Hollywood, FL has been powering three separate households in the area for four days non stop via extension cords. I guess they rigged up a nurse tank with several gallons of diesel fuel at the ready and all is working well. I have no idea as to loading or balance but my buddy down there says each household is tied to one phase of the three phase output? Oh well, it hasn't tripped up a single time I'm told so assuming none of the houses are pulling their full load through entrance panels. Be interesting to see some photos of what I'm told of the operation.

All affected seem to be grateful to have power available as commercial is still down in that area.
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He kept a running log on the 12DJC and it was shut off once per day to check the oil level in the engine. None was added, but it is showing right about 1/2 quart low after the extended near six day run. Total run time was 137 hours on meter with just over 146 gallons of #2 "on road" diesel fuel consumed. It was plumbed into his semi tractor fuel tanks so had a good amount available.

Think I'm going to call this one good without need for further testing.

I have to work in Palm Beach, FL at a radar site next week, so will plan on driving down and bring it back with me. Was planned to work there this week but the trip has been postponed due to storm damage to navigational facilities that office maintains. I offered to help but so far they've got it covered citing they didn't take the damage other places did.

Another good Onan story for the books I'm thinking.....

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...137 hours on meter with just over 146 gallons of #2 "on road" diesel fuel consumed...
They sure kept it loaded, rated fuel consumption is 1.05 GPH at full load.
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Wayne- loaded for sure, and the estimated fuel usage is pretty darn close, 143.85 would be the Onan estimate, hope they are all that close considering the age of some of the gens.
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