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Chum lee

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bikendan wrote:

Chum lee wrote:

troubledwaters wrote:

Gulfcoast wrote:

$600 sounds fair to me
Good Luck with that. I can buy a brand new Champion for that price.


I can buy a brand new YAMAHA Blue 2000 watt inverter generator on Amazon for $603.48 U.S. dlls. today. (free shipping)

At half current retail price (new) you'll know very quickly if it's going to sell or not. Good luck.

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That's probably a Yamaha-POWERED generator, not a actual Yamaha generator.
Sounds like the Ai-power 2000w inverter generator that Costco sells.
So many people see Yamaha, in small letters, and think it's a true Yamaha. I've lost count of how many think it's a Yamaha generator.

Do you have a pic of this $600 generator or a link?


The OP never stated which genny they actually had either. Others have posted links but here they are again.

https://www.amazon.com/iPower-Yamaha-Engine-2000-Watt-Generator/dp/B07L9N8SD7/ref=asc_df_B07L9N8SD7/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312134265253&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10809345387524383667&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9057137&hvtargid=pla-665065643915&psc=1

https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-EF2200iS-Inverter-Generator-Watts/dp/B07MY4G5QJ/ref=asc_df_B07MY4G5QJ/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=322835433339&hvpos=1o5&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10809345387524383667&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9057137&hvtargid=pla-678694273902&psc=1&tag=&ref=&adgrpid=67489383554&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvadid=322835433339&hvpos=1o5&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10809345387524383667&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9057137&hvtargid=pla-678694273902

(I wish I knew how to make a clicky)

In any event, whatever the OP has, for a private party sale, half the new retail price for a 4 year old working genny in otherwise good condition, IMO, is a reasonable starting point. (unless for some reason you are the only game in town with a captive audience)

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jalichty wrote:

Guys, a friend of ours died recently and has a Yahama 2000 generator that is very lightly used and about four years old. Went over yesterday and it started with about three pulls after sitting for two years. It ran great but the widow wants to sell it and was wondering what kind of price would be appropriate. Any help would be much appreciated.


Check the comps on Craigslist - and price accordingly.

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Thanks for the remarks, talked to our friend's widow and told her that $500 seemed about right, she doesn't need to sell so she can wait for a while if that's what it takes. Let's put this to bed now.


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Chum lee wrote:





The OP never stated which genny they actually had either. Others have posted links but here they are again.

https://www.amazon.com/iPower-Yamaha-Engine-2000-Watt-Generator/dp/B07L9N8SD7/ref=asc_df_B07L9N8SD7/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312134265253&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10809345387524383667&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9057137&hvtargid=pla-665065643915&psc=1

https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-EF2200iS-Inverter-Generator-Watts/dp/B07MY4G5QJ/ref=asc_df_B07MY4G5QJ/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=322835433339&hvpos=1o5&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10809345387524383667&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9057137&hvtargid=pla-678694273902&psc=1&tag=&ref=&adgrpid=67489383554&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvadid=322835433339&hvpos=1o5&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10809345387524383667&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9057137&hvtargid=pla-678694273902



as I and others suspected, your $603 dollar "Yamaha" generator is NOT a Yamaha generator. it clearly says on the side "Powered by Yamaha". that generator is a Chinese-made generator that the only thing Yamaha in it, is the engine. it's a Ai Power inverter generator.

the second one is legit but also costs nearly $1000. so almost $400 more than your $603 fake Yamaha.

many others have got hooked by the clever marketing and blue color, to think it's a Yamaha.


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Posted: 07/21/19 05:40am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

jalichty wrote:

Thanks for the remarks, talked to our friend's widow and told her that $500 seemed about right, she doesn't need to sell so she can wait for a while if that's what it takes. Let's put this to bed now.


Does she have a backup generator for her house? Maybe it would be good to keep it?

If she keeps it, you might want to help prep it for long term storage so it doesn't get gunked up carb / fuel.


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How about the quality?


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Posted: 09/19/19 04:53am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

My new Champion 2200 watt inverter generator was 350.00 brand new.


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troubledwaters wrote:

Gulfcoast wrote:

$600 sounds fair to me
Good Luck with that. I can buy a brand new Champion for that price.

Champion? Ha! They should not even be allowed in campgrounds - too loud! Quietness and efficiency are among the many reasons Yamahas and Hondas are so expensive - and worth it. I'd be very comfortable paying 1/2 original price for a 4-year-old Yamaha - provided it is tested under load as described in previous post.


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cpaulsen wrote:

My new Champion 2200 watt inverter generator was 350.00 brand new.


never seen a Champion 2200w inverter generator. 2000w yes, 2200w no.
do you have a link?

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solismaris wrote:

troubledwaters wrote:

Gulfcoast wrote:

$600 sounds fair to me
Good Luck with that. I can buy a brand new Champion for that price.

Champion? Ha! They should not even be allowed in campgrounds - too loud! Quietness and efficiency are among the many reasons Yamahas and Hondas are so expensive - and worth it. I'd be very comfortable paying 1/2 original price for a 4-year-old Yamaha - provided it is tested under load as described in previous post.


Champion makes many different INVERTER generators that are very quiet. in fact, Champion has been more responsive to the RV community, than Honda or Yamaha.

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