Overall this was an excellent purchase - I was looking for a small to medium sized generator for tailgating and home use in case the power goes out. So far, I have only used it for tailgating and it has been great. Just a few steps to get it running the first time, and the pull starter was easy to use and it kicked on after 3 pulls. I haven't really pushed the load near its capacity, but it seems to handle normal electric devices with no trouble. The downsides: 1) It is a little too heavy for my wife to move easily (about 60 lbs) 2) It is moderately loud, so you can't expect to run it in a place that needs to be quiet. A friend of mine had one of the sweet Honda generators that cost about a grand, and you could barely hear that thing running. This is not like that, but then again I paid about 1/5 of what he did. After a while at the tailgate it just becomes white noise and is not that noticeable. 3) Only one plug port on the actual generator I see all of those items as minor; if any of the above are big problems, then you just need to break down and spring the big money for one of the fancy Honda or Yamaha models. For my purposes, this was an excellent buy. As long as it lasts (just bought it a month ago) then I will not regret this purchase at all.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Matched Exactly
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent Quality - No Problems After Multiple Uses
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Moderately Accurate - Even though it is a 1500W generator the max continuous load is 1200W