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Old 01-08-2018, 06:51:51 PM
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Enclosure is nice, my JB is still sitting on trailer. I need the trailer back so hopefully I'll make a stand and enclosure for it this summer.

With latest snow storm I finally figured out a gen sitting outside under a trap is pretty useless without something to keep snow out of it while running and it's snowing sideways. Always assumed I could make an A frame from couple sheets of plywood, but seeing this last storm put an end to that falicy.
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The place I bought the jb has a yellow holgar onan for $1500.00 hand crank. Also seems pricey.

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The same trailer? Lenk
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I'm the opposite in my end the country. JB's are scarce. I can build an enclosure out of Aluminum Tread plate no issue!
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Same trailer, been busy, bad few years. Trying to figure out how to get dad back home from nursing home, then he died, then wife got B. cancer... she's good now, it was small.
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Lenk, I feel for you. We only get deat what we can endure I've been told. Been there with the neck back and hands inside of 5 years. I thought it was over. And then it got better for me. It will for you.
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It's getting better. I knew when I got the JB it would be a problem moving it , but I'll figure it out. Worse comes to worse I can just hire a guy with a bucket loader to lift and move it. I've got plenty of heavy chain. Plenty of landscaping companies here that snow plow in winter. Little beer money will do it for 5 minutes of work
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What was it's previous home?
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Thanks Ray, Previous owner unknown, it had a automatic transfer switch on it. But they wanted more than I was willing to pay for it. I'll see how it goes with it.
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If at all possible build a small building to put it in. It is quieter when it is running, it requires much less maintenance to maintain it in ready to use condition. Also elevate it off the floor so it is more convenient.

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If at all possible build a small building to put it in. It is quieter when it is running, it requires much less maintenance to maintain it in ready to use condition. Also elevate it off the floor so it is more convenient. Just from your pictures it looks in good condition.
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