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Old 03-02-2021, 01:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Apparently the normal price of those PTO gensets were $1,500 as recently as a year ago, so I'm not willing to pay 90% of $2,000. I'll wait for a sale that brings them down to the $1,500 range again.

We only have diesel tractors (4 of them, 5 if you count the dozer). No gasoline or spark plugs.

I bought natural gas carbs for the 2 generators we already have, and it arrived just as the power was restored, so still haven't completed the conversion. NG is the way to go since it's cheap and unlimited. Avoiding the petrol stations in an emergency is a good strategy.
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