Portable Generators

joebr549May 4, 2011

I am considering the Briggs and Stratton Elite 30470 generator, 7000 running watts and the Black Max 7000.

The B&S has a 3 year warranty and the Black Max has 2

year warranty. The Black Max is a Sam's and costs $1100,

the Briggs and Stratton is from Amazon and costs 899.

Please give me info abou these two generators.


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What do you need these Generator's to power and for what length of time ?

    Bookmark   May 4, 2011 at 7:18PM
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There is a large write-up on the Black Max earlier, you will gain much insight. As for the B&S, read all the write-ups at Amazon, Home Depot. I have read that B&S has a weak valve problem, and when repairs are needed, the service centers keep them for months.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2013 at 9:57PM
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