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Briggs and Stratton PowerProtect™ 26kW Home Standby Generator

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      Product Details

      Uninterrupted Power for the Prepared: PowerProtect™ 26kW Home Standby Generator

      Empower Your Preparedness

      In a world where power outages are increasingly common, the PowerProtect™ 26kW Home Standby Generator stands as a beacon of reliability for preppers. Engineered to power your entire home, this generator ensures that your life remains uninterrupted, even during extensive outages. Its robust 26kW output handles heavy loads with ease, including air conditioners, ensuring you never have to sacrifice comfort or safety.

      ^Please Note - Requires Loading Dock or Forklift For Delivery^

      Built to Last, Built to Protect

      Every detail of the PowerProtect™ generator speaks of quality and durability:

      • Corrosion Protection: With its Dura-Zen™ coated, corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosure, this generator is not just a powerhouse but also an enduring investment.
      • Vanguard® Commercial-Grade Engine: Renowned for reliable, continuous performance, this engine is a promise of longevity.
      • Eco-Cise™ Weekly Test Mode: Ensures optimal operation while conserving fuel and reducing noise, a crucial feature for any preparedness plan.

      Peace of Mind, Guaranteed

      The PowerProtect™ generator offers unparalleled peace of mind:

      • Comprehensive Warranty: Industry-leading coverage includes labor, parts, and service, translating to worry-free ownership.
      • In-House Call Support: Direct access to energy experts ensures that any concerns are addressed promptly and professionally.

      Technical Specifications:

      Specification Detail
      Model Number 040658
      MSRP $6,510.00
      Running Watts (LP/Natural Gas) kW 26/24
      Running Amperage (LP/Natural Gas) Amps 91.7
      Voltage 120 / 240
      Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton® Vanguard® Commercial-Grade
      Engine Displacement (cc) 993
      Assembled Dimensions (in.) 46.5 L x 26.8 W x 28.4 H
      Weight (lbs.) 540
      Sound Level 65 dBA
      Warranty 6-Year Comprehensive


      Learn more before you buy!

      Operator's/Setup Manual - English, Spanish-Colombian, French-Canadian

      Operator's Manual - English,Spanish,French

      Illustrated Parts List - English

      Warranty - English, Spanish-Colombian, French-Canadian