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Lantley

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If your looking for data and statistics to support my claim. I don't have it.
If I tell you the water is safe to drink and show you that the entire city is using the water without issue for years. You will still be skeptical.
My point is If you use a Genturi as it was designed and set it up according to the instructions you will not have any CO issues. You can take that statement at face value or you can throw in a lot of what ifs that involve operator error.
Nothing ever built is immune from operator error however the Genturi is a worthwhile device that works as designed and will not fail as long as it is set up correctly.
I'm not sure what sphere you are in, but this is a post in an RV forum. I'm not making a claim at a regulatory agency or testifying in front of the consumer product commission. I am merely and end user who can verify the Genturi works as designed.


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The genturi effect is used in many applications and really is pretty foolproof. It's used in the navy in various forms.


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Venturi effect.

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2oldman wrote:

Venturi effect.

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jamesroadking wrote:

I also have a Champion 4000/3500 watt generator with the wheel kit that I bought a few years for around $250. It runs at full load at 65 decibels. It been trouble free, I did have to replace the battery after a few years.
I mounted the quiet stock Harley Electra Glide muffler to it's frame and routed the exhaust through insulated flex tubing into it. It's now so quiet that you can stand right next to it and have a conversation.
I would not mount it on the back of your trailer. Your going to feel the vibration and noise throughout your trailer. And I think that 100 lbs mounter back there is going to cause your trailer's balance to shift, lighten your tongue weight causing swaying problems while towing.
I keep my generator in the bed of my F250 under the tonneau cover and just fold the tonneau cover back and open the tailgate when running the generator.

At 95# I don't want to move it or have to lift it and putting on the tongue is a no go too, maybe just leave it in the bed and save a few bucks.


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Colo Native wrote:

jamesroadking wrote:

I also have a Champion 4000/3500 watt generator with the wheel kit that I bought a few years for around $250. It runs at full load at 65 decibels. It been trouble free, I did have to replace the battery after a few years.
I mounted the quiet stock Harley Electra Glide muffler to it's frame and routed the exhaust through insulated flex tubing into it. It's now so quiet that you can stand right next to it and have a conversation.
I would not mount it on the back of your trailer. Your going to feel the vibration and noise throughout your trailer. And I think that 100 lbs mounter back there is going to cause your trailer's balance to shift, lighten your tongue weight causing swaying problems while towing.
I keep my generator in the bed of my F250 under the tonneau cover and just fold the tonneau cover back and open the tailgate when running the generator.

At 95# I don't want to move it or have to lift it and putting on the tongue is a no go too, maybe just leave it in the bed and save a few bucks.


Before I went through the trouble and expense to install my genset on the custom platform I considered lots of options.
1. I did not want to man Handle my genny.
Prior to the rear platform I carried my genset on a carrier in the front of the truck. Not ideal but it worked. However I had to load and unload genny each trip. Loading and unloading genset and front rack quickly became a hassle.
I also discovered I used my genset less because my usage was always planned never spontaneous.
My 4300 watt genset spent more time in the garage vs. at the camp site.
Lastly I wanted my rig to be ALWAYS self contained. Having the genset mounted on the rear platform allowed it to be always available to power the RV at a moments notice.
Once I purchased the genset. I had passed the saving a few bucks point.
Much like the RV in order to get maximum value out of the genset I needed to get maximum use of the genset.
Mounting the genset on the rear platform solved a lot of issue.
No manhandling, loading and unloading were eliminated.
Using the genset spontaneously was a simple task. Stopping for lunch with A/C and microwave was easy.
My genset usage increased. My manhandling decreased.
My RV was self contained at all times . Water and electric were always available.
It was a win win with no regrets.
Once I thought it through mounting the genset resolved all issues
Prior to installing rear platform I carried genset on front of Excursion.Note the Porta Bote on the roof!

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Posted: 02/09/18 08:59pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have a diesel Gen and carry it in the back of the truck. Works well and won't walk off. Everything in my TT will run 24 hr without the Generator anyway, even the furnace when it's cold.

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When its hot you need air conditioning hence 120 v power and that needs shore power or generator..same with Microwaves.Although some like it hot !!

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Has anyone used a small wheel chair rack that has a ramp?
https://www.ebay.com/i/171927231445?chn=ps

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I haven't, but it might be a brilliant idea.
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