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Day 14 - Full Predator 3500 Generator Tour & Setup! || #RVLife

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FULL TIME RV : 100 hr Service & How to and Review Predator 3500 Generator

FULL TIME RV : How to and Review : Predator 3500 Watt Super Quiet Inverter Generator 100 hour Service

Location of video: Banff Canada - Village II Campground

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Generator for my RV - Predator 3500 Generator

After getting my RV setup for camping I quickly realized I needed a generator for dry camping (boondocking). I went with Predator due to positive reviews, price, and overall met all my needs.

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Harbor Freight Predator 3500 Watt Generator Pushed To The Limit!!

We know the Harbor Freight Predator 3500 Watt Generator is a great value and super quiet but can it power our entire NuCamp RV TaB 400 teardrop trailer? We push this inverter generator to the limit in this video.

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Predator 3500 Inverter Generator

We decided it was time to pick up a generator. We were leaning hard towards a Honda, Yamaha, or Champion, but couldn't say no to the price of a Predator from Harbor Freight.

I unbox it, get it running, then do a break-in oil change. Overall we are VERY happy with it so far.


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Harbor Freight Predator 3500 watt generator Noise Test running the RV Air Conditioner?

In this video, we test both the Harbor Freight Predator 3500 watt generator and the Generac ix2000 generator for noise levels while running our Dometic 10,500 btu Cool Cat air conditioner in our 2018 NuCamp T@B 400. We measure the sound using a decibel meter app on our iphone from 23 feet away from the generator.

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Harbor Freight Predator 3500 Generator Review. We Also Show How Easy It Is To Change The Oil.

We often get questions about our Harbor Freight Predator 3500 generator... here is our first oil change. It was super easy and not messy at all. We use it frequently and love it! We will have a follow up video soon. We hope you enjoy this video. It's been about a year since the video and we are still trouble free! Please like, share and subscribe to our YT channel!
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The Predator 3500 Review

Predator 3500 Watt Super Quiet Inverter Generator from Harbor Freight

We got rid of our Champion 4k Generator and got a Predator 3500 Inverter/Generator! The Predator 3500 watt inverter/Generator is way quieter. It is also more fuel efficient.
The predator 3500 Inverter/Generator features electric start, a 2.8 Gallon fuel tank and super quiet at 57db.
So far it runs perfectly. I recommend the predator 3500 Inverter/Generator for RV and camping. I got it at Harbor freight but is also available at Amazon under various labels.

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Harbor Freight Predator 3500 Inverter Generator

We needed a generator and I chose the Predator over a Honda or a Champion.

Westinghouse iGen2500 Vs Predator 3500

We want to run an RV air conditioner. 3500 or 2500 watts? I give my opinion on it... for what it's worth.

EasyStart 364 use discount code WW81 for $25 off!
Westinghouse iGen2500
Predator 3500
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Predator 3kw Super Quiet Generator from Harbor Freight

what to expect and how to get it ready to use. Add oil and connect battery. Check out part 2 for starting and running the generator. (decided to compile more into part 2, will have it up soon)

RV SOLAR + RV GENERATOR - GET THE BEST RIG FOR BOONDOCKING - HOW WE DO IT!

Our first RV Solar installation had a glaring problem that I didn't realize until I researched the battery manufacturer website. Now that our solar setup is perfect, I want to run the AC anytime as well :)

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In this video I show you the components we use for our solar, as well as the generator we carry so we can run anything in our camper anytime we like. The key is having the generator in a spot where you essentially forget about it until you want it.


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Electric and Solar POWER Off Grid: Our Poor Man's RV Solution!

It is time to share our 7 AFFORDABLE sources we use for electric and solar power off grid: Our Poor Man's RV Solution for bringing power wherever you go! In today's episode of Playing with Sticks we will be taking you through our off grid solar power system plus show you how we bring portable power that doesn't require solar panels or any energy from the sun. Links to some of the products we mention in this video can be found below.

Boondocking or camping off grid can be an amazing experience without power. However, sometimes our family craves those creature comforts such as a nice little heater, a cup of coffee, lights, and refrigerated food. In this episode we will be sharing the 7 items we bring with us to supply electricity for weeks on end while we are off grid. We will be sharing a few unique power supplies we bring along on every boondocking trip plus our rv solar panels, rv inverter, our newest portable power station aka solar generator, and our trusted little 27,000 mAH portable battery bank. A handful of items highlighted in video are listed below with links.

Rockpals just sent a code today for Playing with Sticks viewers to get 15% off a 300 watt powerstation purchase. Complete transparency here, Rockpals is not paying us anything to highlight their products and we get no kickback or commission from any of the items you purchase from them. We truly enjoy their product and thought you may as well. Link Code: PLAYWM(15% off)

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How to Power an RV Air Conditioner with Solar - Full Time RV Living

Everyone wants to know how to power an RV air conditioner with solar - or if it's even possible! So lets dive right in and figure out how to power an RV air conditioner with solar! Check out the blog post on our website for more details!


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Check out our video install of the Micro-Air EasyStart 364 soft start so you can power your air conditioner with a small generator or inverter:


***INFORMATION UPDATE*** Our 13,500 BTU RV air conditioner actually pulls about 150 amps instead of 73 amps while running. In the video I did not allow the A/C to run long enough for the compressor to kick on. Unfortunately this means, to run our A/C regularly, it requires roughly double the wattage of solar panels (so 1500 watts) and at least double the amp-hour battery bank capacity (150+ Ah per hour of A/C usage at night) described in the video. However, at these high current loads the battery’s Ah capacity drops considerably and won’t last nearly as long as it would at lower current loads so you’ll probably need much more than 150 Ah battery capacity per hour of usage. The starting wattage information is correct however. But installing a soft starter can alleviate the high starting wattage requirement and therefore a smaller inverter, such as a 3000 watt inverter, can be used.
The message is still the same though. To regularly run the A/C on solar you will need an incredibly big solar array and battery bank. So much so that, in my opinion, it is not worth it. Your best bet is to either get used to no A/C or - and I hate to say this - run a generator when you need A/C. Thanks!!


Since making the series of videos and posts on RV solar, one question is continuously asked by a multitude of people. Is it possible to power RV air conditioning with solar? The short answer is yes! So lets find out what it takes to have a solar powered air conditioner!


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Today on the WADZ UP channel we set up our Overlanding Off the Grid Solar System Generator and review why we upgraded from Kodiak and the pros and cons compared to other systems like the Yedi Goal Zero. We also set up our solar panels and test its charging ability. New and Improved Inergy Kodiak is now the Apex Solar Generator. Inergy is taking their solar generator to the next level with faster more efficient charging, updated LCD screen, and improved expansions with a soon to be released Lithium Ion battery. The Apex comes with a shoulder strap and AC wall charger.

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1100 Watt-hour (90Ah @ 12.6V)
Lithium NMC Battery
1500 Watt AC Inverter
500 Watt (30A) Maximum Input (MPPT Charge Controller) - Charges in as little as 3 hours of ideal sun conditions.
Dimentions: 16″ Wide x 15″ Tall x 8″ Deep
Weight: 25 lbs
Battery Expsansion: Compatible with both 12.6 deep cycle Lead Acid/AGM & Inergy Lithium-ion Batteries
(2) USB Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 Ports / (2) 5V 3A USB-C Ports (smartphones & small tablets)
NOT Compatible with MC4 Adapter. Only accepts Inergy Solar Panels, Car Charger, Standard AC Charger, and Quick Wall. EC8 solar panel input - NOT compatible with previous solar panels without 30' Neutrik to EC8 Solar Panel Cable.
What can it Power?

Smartphones (5-7 watts): 100+ hours
Tablets (25-40 watts): 40+ hours
Laptops (50 watts): 20+ hours
Electric Blanket (Queen Size, 75 watts): 14 hours
50 LED LCD TV* (65 watts) : 16 hours
Microwave (1,000 watts): 1 hour
Refrigerator* (18 cu ft., 20% duty): 33 hours
Chest Freezer (9 cu ft., 15% duty): 50 hours
Sump Pump (1/3 HP): 2.5 hours
Basecamp LED Light (6 watts) : 183 hours

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RV Camping with Family

RV Camping with Family. Hello again fellow campers and travelers. Hope all is well for you and your family. Got a fun one for you. This Memorial Day we got a chance to finally see some family again and boy did we make the most of it. As some of you may know Kim and I park our Lance Travel Trailer at Kim's sisters and her husband's home in rural Oregon. They have 20 beautiful acres and they invited us and Kim's parents out to stay in our trailers for the weekend. Kim and I stayed in our Lance RV and her parents stayed in their brand new Quantum KW29 motorhome. That is one nice unit.

We did a little grilling, dirt bike riding, shooting, corn hole, engine work, chopped some wood, etc. You name it we pretty much did it. Oh, and how could I forget another hot wing challenge. That was hilarious. The best times are the times we get to spend rv camping with family. It doesn't happen enough so we are grateful everytime we can all get together.

Want to say thank you to all of you out there that have served our great Country or are currently serving. Kim and I appreciate everything you have done for us. We are forever grateful.

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Camping at Lake Morena

We take the dogs on our first camping trip this year! hope you enjoy the small journey we took.

Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge

Stayed a few days here, very peaceful and free. It's a small lake but there is fishing. Very nice stop over.
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Cover for Predator Generator


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