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Briggs and Stratton PowerProtect™ 18kW Home Standby Generator

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      Product Details

      Unmatched Power for Uncompromised Preparedness: Briggs & Stratton® PowerProtect™ 18kW Home Standby Generator

      Reliable Power in Every Situation

      Preppers understand the importance of being ready for any situation, and the Briggs & Stratton® PowerProtect™ 18kW Home Standby Generator ensures that power outages will never be a concern. With its innovative NGMax™ and Eco-Cise™ technology, this generator stands as a testament to reliability and efficiency. Experience the peace of mind that comes with knowing your home is powered by a generator that exceeds the standards of its competitors.

      Unparalleled Installation and Service Flexibility

      The PP18 model not only boasts impressive power capabilities but also highlights convenience in installation and maintenance. Its compact design allows for installation as close as 18” to your home, ensuring discreet placement. The front exhaust design adds to the versatility, while the toolless panel removal makes maintenance a breeze. This generator is not just a purchase, but a long-term investment in your home’s security.

      Robust and Durable Design

      Designed to withstand the elements, the PP18 features a reinforced, corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosure with Dura-Zen™ coating. This ensures that your generator remains not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing over the years. Its robust build and 6-year comprehensive warranty underline a commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, making it an ideal choice for the discerning prepper.

      Technical Specifications:

      • Model: Briggs & Stratton® PowerProtect™ 18kW
      • Dimensions: 46.5 x 26.8 x 28.4 inches
      • Weight: 465 lbs
      • Running Watts: 18000 (NG & LP)
      • Running Amperage: 75 (NG & LP)
      • Sound Level at 7m: 68 dB
      • Enclosure: Aluminum
      • Warranty: 6-year comprehensive

      Maximize Your Home’s Power

      Customizable to your specific power needs, this generator ensures that you can keep your essential appliances running during an outage. The optional Symphony® Choice Power Management allows for prioritization of your power needs, ensuring efficient usage and peace of mind during critical times.

      A Brand You Can Trust

      With over 115 years of experience in providing power solutions, Briggs & Stratton is a brand synonymous with quality and reliability. Engineered and assembled in the USA, this generator is a testament to the brand’s commitment to excellence.

      Briggs and Stratton PowerProtect™ 18kW Home Standby Generator Documentation

      Product Spec Sheet

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      Installation Manual

      Warranty Information