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Generac 5981 GP1800 GP Series 1,800 Watt Portable Generator
Model#: GRCN5981
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Generac 5981 GP1800 GP Series 1,800 Watt Portable Generator

Model#: GRCN5981
Retail:
$469.99
Our Price:
$429.99
Sale Price:
$359.00
You Save:
$110.99 (24%)
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With a range of power options from 800 to 17,500 Watts, Generac has an affordable, reliable portable generator for any application.
Power the fun stuff or cover an emergency with a GP Series portable generator. Affordable reliability and features not usually found on basic portable models makes these units a favorite for home use, camping, job sites or outdoor events.
Features:
  • Low-oil shutdown detects low oil levels to prevent engine damage
  • Low-tone mufflers for quieter operation
  • Heavy-duty hardened steel tube cradle gives extra strength and durability
  • Circuit breaker protected outlets guard against circuit overload
  • Unit not for use or sale in California, CARB compliant units available
Includes:
  • Engine Oil
  • Instruction Sheets

Specifications

Series: GP Series
Length: 23.5 in.
Width: 18 in.
Depth: 18 in.
Weight: 86 lbs.
CARB Compliant: No
CSA Compliant: No
Engine Displacement: 168cc
Fuel Tank Capacity: 3.5 gal.
Fuel Tank Type: Steel
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Low-Oil Pressure Shutdown: Yes
Max Watts: 2,000
Noise Level: 70-75 dB
Outlets: (2) 5-20R 120V
Rated Watts: 1,800
Run Time: 10.5 Hrs.
Starting Method: Manual
Type: Portable

Reviews

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GeneracGP1800 GP Series 1,800 Watt Portable Generator
 
4.6

(based on 10 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Home backup power (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

      Reviewed by 10 customers

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      5.0

      Just what I needed, when I needed it.

      By R

      from Chicago

      Comments about Generac GP1800 GP Series 1,800 Watt Portable Generator:

      Ran my freezer, fridge, and sump. It was not the generator I wanted. But when water is running in. I bought the last one on the shelf and I could not be happier. Ran for 72 hours straight without a problem. Also turns out I got a screaming deal. 25% off retail.

       
      5.0

      Very quiet and good on gas

      By Val55

      from Moncton

      Comments about Generac GP1800 GP Series 1,800 Watt Portable Generator:

      I bought this generator to keep our fridges going during a 4 day power outage but I was able to do more. It also produced enough power to also run with the fridges a few lights, or my water pump or my sump pump. It's also light enough that one person can handle it quite easily. It starts very easily so practically anybody could start it. Great generator for the price.

       
      5.0

      Delighted

      By Railwayman

      from Toronto

      Pros

      • Home backup power

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Generac GP1800 GP Series 1,800 Watt Portable Generator:

          Just received the new GP1800. It was easy to setup, manual is easy to follow with good diagrams and explanations, and above all it was easy to start. We have been hit with some terribly bad weather this winter (and flooding in summer) and I was determined not to be without power again. This unit will provide enough power for the primary needs. Wish it had a couple of more outlets but will manage fine. It is reassuring to have a good unit like this always available for use!

           
          5.0

          nice generator

          By RICH

          from P.C.

          Pros

          • Home backup power

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Generac GP1800 GP Series 1,800 Watt Portable Generator:

              PURCHASED FOR A BACK UP FOR SUMP PUMP WORKS GREAT AND QUITE FOR A GENERATOR..

               
              5.0

              Just what I was looking for

              By Ponderosa

              from Undisclosed

              Pros

              • Home backup power

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Generac GP1800 GP Series 1,800 Watt Portable Generator:

                  I was looking for a dependable generator for home back up for basics, fridge/freezer a few lights and possibly my TV. I was also looking for ease of start up. I am a woman and this generator is perfect. Easy to start and maintain. Everything I was looking for.

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                  Questions & Answers

                   

                  New Vs. Reconditioned

                  Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.

                  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
                  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
                  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by CPO’s Money Back Guarantee;
                    New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 60 days.

                  Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
                  Features: Same Same
                  Specs: Same Same
                  Includes: Engine Oil,
                  Instruction Sheets
                  Engine Oil,
                  Instruction Sheets
                  Availability: In Stock In Stock
                  Warranty: 2 Year Limited 1 Year Limited
                  Price: $359.00 $289.00
                  You Save: N/A $70.00 (20%)

                  Warranty

                  GENERAC POWER SYSTEMS “TWO YEAR” LIMITED WARRANTY FOR GP SERIES PORTABLE GENERATORS


                  For a period of two years from the date of original sale, Generac Power Systems, Inc. (Generac) warrants its GP Series generators will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for the items and period set forth below. Generac will, at its option, repair or replace any part which, upon examination, inspection and testing by Generac or a Generac Authorized Warranty Service Dealer, is found to be defective. Any equipment that the purchaser/owner claims to be defective must be returned to and examined by the nearest Generac Authorized Warranty Service Dealer.

                  All transportation costs under the warranty, including return to the factory, are to be borne and prepaid by the purchaser/owner. This warranty applies only to Generac GP Series portable generators and is not transferable from original purchaser. Save your proof-of-purchase receipt. If you do not provide proof of the initial purchase date, the manufacturer’s shipping date of the product will be used to determine the warranty period.

                  WARRANTY SCHEDULE

                  Consumer applications are warranted for two (2) years. Commercial and Rental applications are warranted for one (1) year or 1000 hours maximum, whichever comes first.

                  CONSUMER APPLICATION

                  YEARS ONE and TWO

                  100% (one hundred percent) coverage on Labor and Part(s) listed (proof of purchase and maintenance is required):

                  • Engine- All Components
                  • Alternator- All Components

                  COMMERCIAL/RENTAL APPLICATION YEAR ONE

                  100% (one hundred percent) coverage on Labor and Part(s) listed (proof of purchase and maintenance is required):

                  • Engine- All Components
                  • Alternator- All Components

                  NOTE:

                  For the purpose of this warranty “consumer use” means personal residential household or recreational use by original purchaser. This warranty does not apply to units used for Prime Power in place of utility where utility power service is present or where utility power service does not normally exist. Once a generator has experienced commercial or rental use, it shall thereafter be considered a non-consumer use generator for the purpose of this warranty.


                  All warranty expense allowances are subject to the conditions defined in Generac’s Warranty Policies, Procedures and Flat Rate Manual.


                  THIS WARRANTY SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE FOLLOWING:
                  • Generac built portable generators built prior to May 2008.
                  • Generac portable generators that utilize non-Generac replacement parts.
                  • Costs of normal maintenance and adjustments.
                  • Failures caused by any contaminated fuels, oils or lack of proper oil levels.
                  • Repairs or diagnostics performed by individuals other than Guardian/Generac authorized dealers not authorized in writing by Generac Power Systems.
                  • Failures due, but not limited, to normal wear and tear, accident, misuse, abuse, negligence or improper use. As with all mechanical devices, the Generac engines need periodic part(s) service and replacement to perform as designed. This warranty will not cover repair when normal use has exhausted the life of a part(s) or engine.
                  • Failures caused by any external cause or act of God, such as collision, theft, vandalism, riot or wars, nuclear holocaust, fire, freezing, lightning, earth-quake, windstorm, hail, volcanic eruption, water or flood, tornado or hurricane.
                  • Damage related to rodent and/or insect infestation.
                  • Products that are modified or altered in a manner not authorized by Generac in writing.
                  • Any incidental, consequential or indirect damages caused by defects in materials or workmanship, or any delay in repair or replacement of the defective part(s).
                  • Failure due to misapplication.
                  • Telephone, cellular phone, facsimile, internet access or other communication expenses.
                  • Living or travel expenses of person(s) performing service, except as specifically included within the terms of a specific unit warranty period.
                  • Expenses related to “customer instruction” or troubleshooting where no manufacturing defect is found.
                  • Rental equipment used while warranty repairs are being performed.
                  • Overnight freight or special shipping costs for replacement part(s).
                  • Overtime, holiday or emergency labor.
                  • Starting batteries, fuses, light bulbs and engine fluids.

                   

                  THIS WARRANTY IS IN PLACE OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. SPECIFICALLY, GENERAC MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES AS TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

                   

                  Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you.

                   

                  GENERAC’S ONLY LIABILITY SHALL BE THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF PART(S) AS STATED ABOVE. IN NO EVENT SHALL GENERAC BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES ARE A DIRECT RESULT OF GENERAC’S NEGLIGENCE.

                   

                  Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You also have other rights from state to state.