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Champion 100297 Reviews
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
5/5
Value
5/5
Overall
4.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 5
Pros
Easy To Use (3)
High Quality (3)
Price (2)
Exceeded Expectations (1)
Quiet (1)
Cons
Heavy (1)
83% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Champion Power Equipment 100297 8000 Watt Dual Fuel Portable Gen
The Champion Power Equipment 100297 8000 Watt Dual Fuel Portable Generator with Electric Start and Wheel Kit operates off GAS or PROPANE straight out of the box. On gasoline the generator will produce 10000 starting watts and 8000 running watts, and on propane 9025 starting watts and 7250 running watts. The generator also comes with a battery for easy Touch Start: push-button electric start which includes an internal battery charger that charges the batter as the generator runs. This unit also... more
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John H.
Manasquan, NJ
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 9/23/16
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
OCT.
17
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Well It Arrived
On time and the delivery service was excellent. Assembly is a no brainier. Connected to propane fuel source and the generator fired right up.
John Recommends This Champion Product
John's Experience With Electric Generators Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"It works as represented."
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Ryan
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 7/11/16
Total Helpful Votes
12 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
AUG.
11
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Champion Dual Fuel Generator Inoperable On Gasoline Fuel
The Champion dual fuel 8kw generator model 100297 was received in good order without shipping damage. The generator started and ran properly using LP fuel from a 20lb standard tank. Unfortunately after following the manufacturer's instructions for fuel change-over to gasoline running, the unit failed to start on gasoline. The no-start condition may be related to the gasoline solenoid not activating properly.
Ryan Does Not Recommend This Product
Jared, the Portable Generator Expert
Product Expert
Ryan,
Sorry to hear about the problems you're experiencing. Champions provides a 2-year warranty on this generator. If you haven't done so already, you can contact Champion directly (877) 338-0999 for warranty repair.
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Ryan's Experience With Electric Generators Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
4/5

Shipping
4/5
"The generator was back-ordered. Generators Direct provided updates on expected shipping date and fulfilled the order as soon as the unit became available."
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Charles C.
Hooksett, NH
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 10/24/16
REVIEWED
NOV.
30
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
First Generator
I was shopping for a generator for those few times (sarcasm)that we here in NH lose power. A "must have" was dual fuel. A "would like to have" was USA made.Better luck next time on the latter. A USA made Winco is wicked expensive in a feature for feature comparison. The Champion was delivered undamaged. I filled it up with oil, connected the battery and attached a propane tank. I hit the start button and it ran as advertised. I have run it a few times under a light load.... more
Pros: High Quality, Easy To Use, Features, Price
Charles Recommends This Champion Product
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Robert D.
Pikeville, NC
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 10/10/16
REVIEWED
NOV.
22
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Awesome Product Can't Be Better
Ordered this product with rush processing arrived in about 3 days. Works great , can run 3bdrm. brick ranch w/ gas pack on this heat only have not tried AC. Regulator got a leak called Champion they put one in mail no problem.
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Price, High Quality
Robert Recommends This Champion Product
Robert's Experience With Electric Generators Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"If you need a Generator don't go any further buy here!!"
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The Infinity Group
Vancouver, WA
REVIEWED
OCT.
29
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Well Built, Worked First Time
This generator was ordered as part of our earthquake preparedness effort. We've had similar generators before and use them with a 10-circuit emergency switch panel. This unit seems to be well-designed. The only comment is that the electrical panel on the unit does not have firm backing so when plugging in the 30-amp, 220 v power cord, the panel does not feel firm and moves a bit.

We received a call within 48 hours of the order arranging for delivery. The generator was delivered on time, one... more
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Douglas A.
Timberlake, NC
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 11/2/16
REVIEWED
NOV.
11
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Best Overall Experience Ever
I was trying to buy the generator online but wanted to make sure I got lift gate service, so I called the 800 # and very nice person came on the phone and in a matter of seconds my order was in process. The same day I got an email saying that my order had shipped. The generator arrived with no dents in the shipping box and truck driver lowered it to the ground with the lift gate and used his pallet jack to put it in the garage.

I then followed the instructions to install wheels,oil and etc..... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Quiet, Exceeded Expectations, High Quality
Cons: Heavy
Douglas Recommends This Champion Product
Douglas's Experience With Electric Generators Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"I had a very good experience with the salesman that helped me order this generator."
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