Kipor differences.

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  1. Snowbird

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    Have been looking at Kipor generators and noticed some are yellow and some beige. Is there any difference apart from the colour and if so what.
     
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    Yes Dave, I believe the yellow ones are pure sine wave. :thumb:
     
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    ...or the beige one is a yellow one that has faded in the Morrocan sun...

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    Was looking at the Clark one and with the zero vat this week its a good price, but I found a Kipor at the same money but its beige, not yellow. Was just wondering what the difference is.
     
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    Never seen a beige one Dave used to be red or yellow as I say the yellow is pure sine wave. :thumb:
     
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    I never thought of this, but it could be the camera lighting that makes it look beige.
     
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    Both are bloody noisy :Rofl1:
     
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    I think you will fined that both will stop some one parking next to you :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Thats an added bonus I never gave any thought too :BigGrin:
     
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    THATS IT , I'm off out to get one, :BigGrin:
     
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    Was considering getting one and looked for online reviews on both the Kipor's and the Clarke models, neither seem to come out to well but a lot of complaints about the larger of the Clarke model , obviously we would all prefer a Honda but not many can afford them, or justify spending that amount. There must be a decent alternative to the Honda's out there just knowing which of the many models are any good.
     
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    The main complaints I can find are relevant to all generators. Leaving petrol in and not running them at least once per month, clogs the carb. Leaving them running with no load, which varnishes the bores and makes them use oil and smoke.
    Those that give poor revues on generators seem to be the ones that do not maintain them correctly.
     
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    Kipor or Honda- if the genny is being used regularly they seem to go on for ever. Hence the Kipor is popular with fulltimers. Kipor circuit boards seem to die if they are left for months on end. They need running up under load regularly to ensure long life, do this and they last for years.

    Hondas are a little more forgiving of inactivity and don't seem to blow their boards nearly as much as the kipor.
     
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    Generators

    Hi snowbird. Ralph n Bev have a honda 2kw gen for sale in the MH Fun Classified, MH accessories page, if its not sold yet. The honda can be converted to run on gas as well as petrol. I suposs it is debaterble but I feel that the Honda is the crem di la crem of gennys. Like all things you only get what you pay for.
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