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Honda EU7000is Running Time


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Old 11-07-2017, 02:05:12 PM
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With the recent hurricanes devastating Houston and Puerto Rico, supplies have been a bit tight on generators. No worries, as the plants ramp up a bit during storm season, so normal stocking levels should resume soon. The biggest issue has been shipping restrictions to Puerto Rico (taxes, customs, import issues, etc.)

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I bought 101 shares of HMC a few weeks ago. Its been going up. Keep up the good work. People need equipment. Especially generators right now. Oh yes we also need the EU7000 Parallel kit.
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Thanks Cano63. You folks are in our thoughts. And if there is anything we can do, like you need some obscure generator part, just let us know and weíll mail it to you. Is the mail getting through?
Thanks a lot, the mail is working, a little bit slow but its working.
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With the recent hurricanes devastating Houston and Puerto Rico, supplies have been a bit tight on generators. No worries, as the plants ramp up a bit during storm season, so normal stocking levels should resume soon. The biggest issue has been shipping restrictions to Puerto Rico (taxes, customs, import issues, etc.)

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Yes, the taxes and import charges are not helping with the prices. But one thing I don't get is why the Price of the Honda Generators in PR are extremely high compare with the states. An example is the EU7000is, this generator in USA its like $4,000, but in PR in July was starting at $5,700 plus taxes, now it is like $6,550 plus taxes. If you bring the generator by air it will cost like $400 ( fedex, UPS ) it still under $4,500. Other example is the EU2000i, in USA is at $900, but here in the dealer in July was on 1800 + taxes, now it is at 2,200 plus taxes, that a way to much. The dealer Honda in PR is abusing of the prices before the Hurricane season and now in the emergency is worst.

Will be good if Honda establish a maximum gain after shipping costs, the taxes in PR are 11.5% percent.
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Alex ...... I'm absolutely not recommending Generac for a gen , but as an stock investment compare a 1-5 year chart of HMC and Generac (GNRC). Wish I bought a bunch in summer, ~ 50% increase. G's heavy TV advertising this year seems to have worked. Will be interesting if it plunges just as fast when they start failing. G's stock price has already fallen 6% from it's recent high.

https://finance.yahoo.com/chart/GNRC...QifX19fQ%3D%3D
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Len I could not agree with you more. Generac is a master at marketing. I too would not own one or recommend one. As a stock it was and maybe still is a good short term investment. I feel its an investment you really have to keep a good eye on. A lot of us know what the Generac product is. The public who got suckered in will know soon too. That's the time to get out. Honda on the other hand I feel is a good long term investment. Their Auto's aren't doing as well as I feel they could, but their marine and home power equipment still has a very good investment brand name behind it. At the price point of Honda stock I don't think you can go wrong going long with it.
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Yes, the taxes and import charges are not helping with the prices. But one thing I don't get is why the Price of the Honda Generators in PR are extremely high compare with the states. An example is the EU7000is, this generator in USA its like $4,000, but in PR in July was starting at $5,700 plus taxes, now it is like $6,550 plus taxes. If you bring the generator by air it will cost like $400 ( fedex, UPS ) it still under $4,500. Other example is the EU2000i, in USA is at $900, but here in the dealer in July was on 1800 + taxes, now it is at 2,200 plus taxes, that a way to much. The dealer Honda in PR is abusing of the prices before the Hurricane season and now in the emergency is worst.

Will be good if Honda establish a maximum gain after shipping costs, the taxes in PR are 11.5% percent.
I donít know if Honda has control over the dealers, but that isnít right.They have raised the price by almost 20%. Iím all for the free market, and you can normally charge whatever someone is willing to pay, but the aftermath of a natural disaster is a different situation. Many states have price gouging laws to prevent just this sort of thing. Maybe P.R. does too.
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Yes, the taxes and import charges are not helping with the prices. But one thing I don't get is why the Price of the Honda Generators in PR are extremely high compare with the states. An example is the EU7000is, this generator in USA its like $4,000, but in PR in July was starting at $5,700 plus taxes, now it is like $6,550 plus taxes. If you bring the generator by air it will cost like $400 ( fedex, UPS ) it still under $4,500. Other example is the EU2000i, in USA is at $900, but here in the dealer in July was on 1800 + taxes, now it is at 2,200 plus taxes, that a way to much. The dealer Honda in PR is abusing of the prices before the Hurricane season and now in the emergency is worst.

Will be good if Honda establish a maximum gain after shipping costs, the taxes in PR are 11.5% percent.
I noticed there also higher in Canada than the states too. When I go to the Honda power page the list price on the EU7000 is $4,499.00. I saw used one for sale in Canada for $4,500. I thought that was crazy. I think the competition in the states is what keeps the price down. Here's the video link to the one for sale in Canada. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJjt1qu7TE8
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Thanks a lot, the mail is working, a little bit slow but its working.
Cano63 Do you have power back yet?
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Hello,

Yes I Already have power, It came back like 3 weeks ago, it has faild some times for a couple of hours. The Honda have like 522 hourse with no issue.
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I have posted here before. I take care of a place that is way off the grid and started with a pair eu6500''s in 2009, now run a pair of eu 7000's.
The 4k hour life is ludicrous. One of the 6500'same had 30k plus hrs on it. The other spare I lost track of the rollovers, but was rolled over once maybe twice.
Oil chged every 200 with Castro full syn.
I have a 7000 giving me issues that has 19k hours on it.
The fuel injected run about 16hrs +/- a tank, depends on load.
The 6500s had NEVER been in for any repair. The 7000s are a nightmare. Start chugging every month, need fuel systems cleaned out.
If anyone wants to discuss always avail by phone, five 18-302-1177.
Take care
Dean
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