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1. portable generator (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Dyar" <>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 12:40:15 -0800
The last time I used my portable generator, it seemed as though it was not putting out the power it should. Is there a easy way to field test it to see how much electricity it is putting out ? Thanks
/html/shop-talk/2006-02/msg00060.html (6,729 bytes)

2. RE: portable generator (score: 1)
Author: "Gordie's Garage" <>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 16:13:39 -0500
A multimeter?
/html/shop-talk/2006-02/msg00061.html (6,921 bytes)

3. RE: portable generator (score: 1)
Author: "John T. Blair" <>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 19:09:58 -0500
The only real way is with what they call a dummy load. You'll need to know how much power (watts) the generator is capable of. Then find a number of electrical devices, like hair dryers, electric sto
/html/shop-talk/2006-02/msg00063.html (7,856 bytes)

4. Re: portable generator (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 18:05:42 -0800
When I tested out my generator, I used several space heaters for a load - you can then measure across them to check the loaded vs. unloaded voltage... Best, rkg (Richard George) <snip>
/html/shop-talk/2006-02/msg00066.html (7,292 bytes)

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