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When the sour lemon transmission crapped out on TM reader (and photo pool member) mscott911‘s Honda lawn tractor, he made lemonade: bolting a cheap-ass 7,500W Harbor Freight generator to the Honda’s sweet 13 HP water-cooled 2-cylinder, he created a kick-ass “portable” generator.

And for sharing with us, we’ll send him a free set of work gloves.

The good news is that we’ve got plenty of gloves left to give away, and we’re getting a big kick out of seeing all your sweet projects, shops, and other stuff. You keep sharing photos, and we’ll keep giving away gloves, OK?

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With a max AC output of 7,000 watts delivered via 120V and 240V twist-locking receptacles, this generator is clearly targeted at the jobsite.  But I can’t count the number of times I wish I had one of these at home.  Long-term power outages suck.

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Cummins Onan HomeSite� 2400

If you have a Costco membership (or are thinking about getting one) this is for you: Costco is offering a $200 off coupon on this Cummins Onan HomeSite 2400 portable generator.  It features a 4-gallon tank, which Cummins claims is good for 13 hours of operation, and a 6.5 HP 4-stroke engine which outputs 2,000 watts of power.  It also has GFCI protected AC output and DC terminals and an automatic low-oil shutdown feature, and it comes with a 2-year warranty.

Cummins HomeSite 2400 [Costco]
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