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Heating / Cooling Rooftop A/C unit that will run off a 2000 watt generator

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  1. Unclebob
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    What does that puppy weigh?
     
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    It's about 80 pounds. With the 2 handles it's not too bad getting it in and of my Transit. The handle and wheels makes it easy to move around.

    I think it weighs about the same as a Honda 3000.
     
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    The Honda is quite a bit heavier than that. The Honda is well over a 100 lbs
     
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    The Honda is 144 lbs dry
     
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    The honda has a battery and electric start, along with almost 2 gallon bigger fuel tank all things to consider but a large price difference. I did just buy a used honda with remote start for 1200.00 so that's also an option for some.

    If I was going to be lifting it in and out of the truck it wouldn't be the honda for sure.
     
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    Whimp! I do curls with a Honda 3000
     
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    Barefoot in the snow.
     
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    One handed or two? :stop:
     
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    Um one handed, what do you think......geez!
     
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    what,s the cost of a roof top AC for a 2016 sprinter. Or where can I find a used one I am in connecticut
     
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    on the subject of communication, what can one used for faxing and receiving fax in a sprinter its a big van but not a log of room
     
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    You can get one new for about 600 and up before install. This is where I ordered mine. Any local rv dealer should be able to hook you up. www.adventurerv.net
     
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    Hello, good health and prosperity for You and Your families.
    Read All I could on roof top AC. Rv sites do go into roof top
    AC, but I am minimalist and this forum dedicated to earn $$ and
    a bit enjoying comfort when waiting to get loaded...
    I need to install roof top AC, (already choose one I need),
    also choose generator to run AC, my question is, when
    roof top installed, how do I connect AC power to
    generator, I have looked thru few set-ups, but still unclear
    how-to.
    I only need to hook up roof top AC to generator, generator
    will be located in small luggage trailer, have not thought about ventilation yet, but then again any suggestions would be appreciated.
    Thank You.

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    I kept it simple, I put the unit on the roof, got a 25' HD extension cord, cut of the female end and wired it into AC then when I get my Jenny going I plug in the male plug.

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