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Rural King 6,500 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator 6500E

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  • 6,500 Surge Watt Output
  • 4,000 Rated Watt Output
  • 8.5 Gallon fuel tank capacity
  • 120V Gfci and 120/240V Ac outputs
  • Low oil Automatic Shutoff
  • Idle Control System
  • Circuit Breaker for Short Circuit Protection
  • Circuit Reset Buttons for Overload Protection
  • Meets Epa Emission Standards

28 x 20 x 22 inches

SKU 008406059
Model 6500 ELEC STAR
Weight 260.0000
Color No
Size No
Width N/A
In Store Only No
Price $549.98
Rural King provides a defect or damage warranty within 30 days of receipt. All Manufacturing Return Policies Supersede Rural King's Return Policy.
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Customer Reviews

Excellent Review by Ab


(Posted on 5/31/14)

not recommended Review by Pat

Well the first time we used our it almost exploded it built up so much pressure it bent the top. I can see why generator sales are final that is a bunch of bull.This is not a good generator unless you want to blow up or start something on fire. Very upset with defective merchandise and them not caring

(Posted on 5/27/14)

good Review by Rexford

Just bought yesterday easy to assemble , started right up

(Posted on 1/18/14)

Started on fire first time Review by Kurt

This product started on fire the first time i used it. I am going to take the burned out hunk of metal back to the store and get a Honda. I seriously hope they dont give me a problem it could have killed everyone in the RV.

(Posted on 6/24/13)

Good Review by S. D.

The Product came when Rural King said it would. I have used the product once and it had good performance. Looking for durability, but that will come in time hopefully. The only negative feedback I can give is that they only had 22 in the store and some people left with three on their pallet and we had to wait on the back order. But in the long run, Rural King came through and did not mislead us.

(Posted on 2/4/13)

Need to limit amounts of sale items each person can buy Review by Joey

When they have a sale in the store there should be a limit on the quantity of the item you can purchase. We tried to buy this item at the store but people we allowed to get as many of them as they wanted, so people were leaving with 6 or 7 generators. We had to purchase this one online and pay all the extra shipping fees and had to wait until a week ago to get it.

(Posted on 2/4/13)

want put out electricity at 120/240 plug Review by joe

The store people were nice but this brand new generator wont work.Ive had my mechanics check it out and it STILL wont work! They wont exchange or let me apply its cost and buy a more expensive one.The policy is all generator sales are final...but they should be operable when you buy them!!!!! Otherwise Rural King is selling defective merchandise and doing nothing about it.I doubt anything will come of this review,but I am very upset in Harrisburg,Ill.

(Posted on 7/16/12)

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  • From lee lewis at 11/18/12 9:50 AM
    • Q: What is the return policy on rural king generators? Thanks
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    • A: Hello,
      All sales are final. We do not take any returns. We do offer service at our service centers if you need something fixed.
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  • From angela at 11/19/12 2:01 PM
    • Q: Can the generator be started at the store before taking home to insure that it even runs? Lot of money to spend on something that doesn't even start and is only good for the scrap metal yard!
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    • A: Hello Angela,
      Yes the stores should already be doing that for you. Sometimes it does get over looked but you can always ask them to start if for you.
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  • From Rose Ann at 11/20/12 8:21 AM
    • Q: who makes the engine
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    • A: Hello Rose,
      The engine is made by sigma powers.
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  • From Steve at 11/22/12 6:32 AM
    • Q: What is the warranty on this, and where would my closest service center be?
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    • A: Hello Steve,
      All sales on generators are final due to the nature. Most of the parts will be covered under a one year warranty. Most of our store locations have service centers.
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  • From Don at 12/6/12 6:58 AM
    • Q: I have ground fault outlets put on my generator , does it still have to be grounded.
      I have 2 air filter elements when i took the cover off Does it need 2 ??
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    • A: Hello Don,
      Yes please make sure that the generator is properly grounded.
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