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    MizTanks - Reefkeeper
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    Looks like a good bargain for a small generator. 2-stroke means you'll have to mix gas and oil and I'd be concerned about the quailty of the output - Electronics don't like dirty electricity (varying voltage.)

    800 watts isn't much power, make sure you've done the math to make sure it will maintain everything you need.
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    Tom Toro - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Also, the two stroke might be really loud compared to the 4 stroke. Nice price, though.

    If you can swing it, this one's on sale and it's free shipping. $50 more though. 4 stroke, 2000watts.
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    IMG230 - Back up generator?
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    I have always considered Harbor Freight and their Chicago Electric (house) brand to be "disposable" power tools. They are well purposed for a one time use. I would have some concern if I couldn't pick the time though. Trying to start a 2-stroke engine that's been sitting for a year or more is tough enough, but adding HFs propensity for the lowest quality would really be problematic...

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    I agree w/ dlhirst 100%-

    disposable power tools.....

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    +2 there tools are cheaply made.
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    Thanks guys!! Tom thanks for the link will def check it out
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