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    Briggs & Stratton 6500 Watt Generator

    Model # 30710|Store SKU # 1000681774

    Overview

    Model # 30710 Store SKU # 1000681774

    Briggs & Stratton Generators are designed to be hard-working and reliable to help protect families and possessions during a power outage. 6500 Running Watts, 8175 Starting Watts. Briggs & Stratton OHV Engine (389cc). Multi-Featured Control Panel.

    1. 4-120V Household Outlets, 1-120V/30A Locking Outlet.
    1. Hour Meter and Protective Outlet Covers.
    1. 7 Gallon Metal Fuel Tank with Fuel Guage provides up to an 13 hour run time at 50% load.
    1. 10" Never Go Flat Wheels.

    Specifications

    Dimensions

    Assembled Depth (in inches)
    27
    Assembled Height (in inches)
    26
    Assembled Weight (in lbs)
    188
    Assembled Width (in inches)
    23
    Packaged Depth (in inches)
    26.5
    Packaged Height (in inches)
    29.5
    Packaged Weight (In lbs)
    191
    Packaged Width (in inches)
    19.5

    Details

    Certified
    Yes
    Country of Origin
    CN-China
    Fuel Type
    Gasoline

    Warranty / Certifications

    2 year limited
    6500 Watt GeneratorBriggs & Stratton 6500 Watt GeneratorBriggs & Stratton Generators are designed to be hard-working and reliable to help protect families and possessions during a power outage. 6500 Running Watts, 8175 Starting Watts. Briggs & Stratton OHV Engine (389cc). Multi-Featured Control Panel.
    Briggs & Stratton
    1000681774
    CAD1148
    The Home Depot Canada
    6500 Watt Generator is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 24.
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    Rated 3 out of 5 by from The handle/knob on the fuel line shutoff valve broke on mine immediately. At first, there was sti... The handle/knob on the fuel line shutoff valve broke on mine immediately. At first, there was still enough material to turn the the valve with a pair of pliers. Then, the rest of the handle/knob broke off. The generator still works fine, but it's frustrating that a generator in this price range has such a cheap valve. The bottle of oil that came with my generator was broken during shipping. I also had the privilege of scrubbing oil off the entire generator. The oil was shipped in a ziplock bag, but it still leaked everywhere.
    Date published: 2017-03-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Buy Literally started on first pull out of the box, as the instructions said it would. Also incredibly easy to pull! does not require any strength to get it started. Runs great!
    Date published: 2016-08-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from 6000 watts generator Took out to property have a travel trailer it worked great for 24 hours
    Date published: 2016-08-03
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from No Low Oil Shut Off Must buy generator with low oil shut off to protect the motor. These little engines consume the oil in no time and before you now it you will blow the piston becouse its out of oil. Its an expensive service to tepair the motor not covered by warranty.
    Date published: 2015-11-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from First impressions I'm always hesitant to review products that haven't been used much. I haven't had a power failure since I purchased this generator, so this review is based solely on first impressions. The assembly and setup is very straight forward. If you have a basic set of tools you should be good to go. After assembly I put gasoline and filled the oil as recommended. The generator started on the first pull, ran smoothly about 20 seconds and then the idle became rough. It started to smoke and I noticed gas was dripping out of the carb. I had previously read that some Briggs and Stratton's were having problems with stuck floats on initial start up. Some people think they are using some kind of anti corrosive in there that gums up when the units sit in storage. Anyways...I took a screwdriver handle and gave the carb several taps on the fuel bowl which evidently freed up the float and the engine cleared itself up and ran fine after that. Subsequent starts have been fine with no more flooding. When I powered up the house with the generator there were no issues. I ran lights, fridge, a gas furnace, my 1100 watt microwave and television with no problems. The real test will be a lengthy power failure if it ever occurs but my initial impressions (aside from the stuck float) of this generator are good.
    Date published: 2014-12-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A greater sense of preparedness. Delivery was reasonably timely. Assembly simple. Started right up and ran (runs) smoothly. I am very satisfied with my decision to go Briggs and Stratton.
    Date published: 2014-09-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Work Horse Very easy to setup right out of the box (which will take 2 people to unload). You can't kill this generator! It takes whatever you throw at it and runs like a top. With a 16.5HP B&S Engine this generator was made to work and work for hours on end. 6000 Watts will power what you need,lights,fridge,freezer, TV's, microwave with out hesitation. This even powers my 4500 watt hot water heater so no cold showers!! Just remember to back down some of your other powered items before you kick on the hot water heater breaker to give it the watts it needs, let it heat up for about an hour, then kick the breaker off. Also get an electrician to properly back feed it into your electric service panel, don't do it your self!
    Date published: 2014-08-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT PRICE!!!!!! GREAT GENERATOR!!!!! Bought this during the last power outage caused by the snow storm. I was looking for a larger generator to power my whole house but couldn't find anything anywhere. I finally went into a Home Depot that just got a truck load of these in and was waiting to put them out after they figured out the price. I was AMAZED at the price and picked this right up!!!! $377 !!!!! It was smaller than I was looking for but it would have to do especially at that price!!! Got it home put it together and filled with gas and oil and it started on the first pull. I then installed the parts for it to feed my whole house. I ran the whole house for the first 5 hrs without a problem and then changed the oil and ran it again for another 24 hrs without any problems until normal power was returned. Changed the oil again and am now ready for the next power outage. This generator ran everything in my house including my electric water heater and dryer (not at the same time) along with lights tv's computers and didn't sputter once!!! This is a great generator!!! Guess I kind of got lucky on the price as I look online and even now at Home Depot and they are going for $779.
    Date published: 2014-02-24
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    Is this the same as the Briggs & Stratton Q6500? How many decibels? Under what circumstances?

    Asked by: Jono Novo
    No. The Q6500 is an inverter generator meant for RV power. It will probably be about half as loud as this generator which is meant as a portable emergency backup generator. The manufacturer does not give specs on noise but expect it to be in the high 70s at 23 feet.
    Answered by: RagingBull
    Date published: 2018-11-18
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