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Powermate PM0418000 - 8000 Watt Electric Start Generator

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Powermate Electric Generators and AccessoriesModel: PM0418000
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Grade

Style
Run Watts
8,000
Rated Watts
Surge Watts
10,000
Starting Watts
Fuel
Engine
Ideal for Jobsite or Backup Power
Generates plenty of electricity for work or home applications

15-HP OHV Kohler Electric Start Engine
Durable, quiet and fuel-efficient engine
Low oil shutdown protects engine
Cast iron sleeve on engine protects from wear and tear

Portability Kit
10" wheels and dual folding handles for easy mobility

8-Gallon Fuel Tank with Gauge
Up to 9.2 hours of power with just one fill up

Automatic Voltage Requlator Equipped
Provides more stable voltage control & protection

Generous Manufacture Warranty
2 year consumer & 1 year commercial warranty

Includes:
12V 18AH battery (Built-In Battery Charger)
2 quarts engine oil

Manufactured In Kearney, NE (Foreign & Domestic Parts)
Engine
Engine Brand
Kohler
Starting System
12-Volt Key Start w/ Recoil
HP
15 HP
Consumer Engine Warranty
2 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
2 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Cast Iron Sleeve
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Alternator
Brush
Auto Voltage Regulation
Yes
Surge Watts
10000 Watts
Rated Watts
8000 Watts
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Rated Amps
33 @ 240 Volts (Single Phase) Amps
Portability Kit
Never Flat Wheels
Tank Size
8 Gallons
Run Time @ 50% Load
9.2 Hours
Fuel Tank Material
Plastic
Fuel Gauge
Yes
Decibel Rating @ 7m
Not Measured by Manufacturer
Idle Control
No
Hour Meter
No
Voltage Meter
No
Lifting Eye
No
Battery
Included
Plugs
NEMA 5-20R - Wall-Type
2
NEMA L14-30R
1
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
249 Pounds
Product Length
31.28 Inches
Product Width
20.88 Inches
Product Height
29.5 Inches
Consumer Warranty
2 Years
Commercial Warranty
1 Year
UPC
8018539055790
Model
PM0418000
  2 Questions
Q: Does the Powermate 8000kw generator, model PM0418000 with 15 hp Kohler engine, have pressure oil lubrication with a oil filter?
by Mas from New York on June 09, 2012

A: The Powermate PM0418000, with the 15HP Kohler engine, is splash lubricated and does not have an oil filter.

by Jared, Product Expert

Q: What is the difference between idle control and auto voltage regulation.
by Sylvia Mondero from Arizona on April 14, 2012

A: Auto Idle Control - the unit will automatically adjust the engine speed (RPM) based on how much load is put on it.

Auto Voltage Regulation - the unit will regulate the proper voltage is produced by the unit when in use.....120/240V.
by Jared, Product Expert

Powermate PM0418000 Reviews & Ratings
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Francisco S.
Buzzards Bay, MA
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 4/2/12
REVIEWED
JUN.
24
2012
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Shorted Stator
The portable generator arrived on April 4, 2012. In May 2012 I started the Kohler engine, but generator had a no output condition. The South Generator Generator technician determined that the generator had a shorted stator. BTW-the unit is still in the shop waiting for the part.
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Brad
REVIEWED
MAY.
10
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome Generator - Well Made - Good Delivery
I got my generator a few weeks ago. It arrived exactly when EGD said it would and was not damaged in shipment. The unit has an electric start and until I tried it, I didn't realize what a great convenience it was. The Kohler engine is tricked out and provides plenty of HP. It is louder than I expected it would be - but I was used to using a unit with half of the HP and output.

The unit is heavy as hell, but that tells me that the cast iron crankcase, battery, starter and frame are... more
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Veronica
Cornwall, NY
REVIEWED
DEC.
18
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Our Old Generator Burned Out
Well, after three 'big ones' in the last year our old generator finally gave up the ghost. So we looked around and a friend recommended your website. A little shopping around confirmed this was the best deal. This generator had zero reviews when we ordered it but knew the combination of Coleman and Kohler was a great thing. It assembled intuitively with barely any reference to the instructions. I put the oil in, a few gallons of gas, and it fired right up. We burned it in for an hour, shut... more
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Neal
Davidsonville, MD
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 7/12/12
REVIEWED
AUG.
16
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Happy
I received my Powermate 8000w continuous/10,000w surge generator from PED about a month ago and so far, am very happy with the purchase.

The generator arrived in good condition without any damage. The wheels and handle bars required assembly, which was relatively straight forward and easy to do. I used 2x4's to put under the frame to get the clearance for wheel installation. The little black plastic inserts for the handle bar installation were a little tricky to figure out because the... more
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