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Old 02-16-2014, 03:55:52 AM
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Default possible buy...marquis 5000

looks good, but almost too good to be true for that price, and would shipping kill me to get it home?
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looks good, but almost too good to be true for that price, and would shipping kill me to get it home?

$700 ?

WAaaaaay overpriced!
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Default Re: possible buy...marquis 5000

While it says Marquis it's a horizontal shaft Onan Emerald design (BGE, NHE type), other newer Marquis have a vertical shaft design.

That looks like a 5BGM, I have the same gen in 7kw (7NHM). The price is a bit high, but close to the money for my area. I figure it at ~ $500. But I'm near higher priced Boston, prices will vary by area. Lota fools asking/paying high prices on ebay.

That being said, I bought mine for $200 not making power and bearly running. Just needed a carb cleaning and voltage regulator (a common failure), his CL ad wanted $400. But fixing this stuff is easy for me.

Shipping.... you MUST call a shipping co. for prices. I talked with a truck driver going down my street ( and I think he said ~$150 for couple states away from me, I don't know if they are any good. Depends on distance, extra charge if no loading dock (truck uses a power lift tailgate). Think they wanted gen on a pallet. BGM weight is 255 pounds ( NHM is 272) , pallet adds lota weight.

Runnning hours unknown..... that gen doesn't have an hour meter . It's an RV gen, they usually have low hours, ~couple hundred hours

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