Ridgid Portable Generator: Ridgid. 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered With Subaru Engine Rd8000

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Shop for Electrical . The RIDGID 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Generator with Subaru Engine is easy to transport on its ZeroGravity frame. Its 404 cc engine delivers 14 HP for up to 11 hours at 50% load. It features an electric starting mechanism, 25 ft. cord and load indicator. There are four 120-volt receptacles rated for up to 20 amps, plus an additional 120/240-volt receptacle rated for up to 30 amps.


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Product Title: Ridgid Portable Generator: Ridgid. 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered With Subaru Engine Rd8000

Manufacturer: Ridgid

Power Score: 4.1 | 74 Reviews


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Product Reviews (10)

Terrible experience with this product and company

The very first time I tried to use it, I had to have my small engine guy come out and repair it! It did provide 19 hours of service during that storm. The next storm that came up, it started instantly, so I was psyched. HOWEVER, it didn't produce any electricity! After endless time on hold with their customer support line, the woman told me that it was probably that the "charge head had...
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By JimmyTheGent on Home Depot - Feb 20, 2013

Looking Forward To Starting this RIDGID RD8000 Generator

The RIDGID RD8000 Portable Generator is one that I've had my eye on since these debuted, and finally was able to buy one this past Saturday. After reading the manual and looking over videos on YouTube and elsewhere online, I did the preparation to get it started. Fresh gasoline and the included oil was put into this generator. Now there's a problem of the engine not starting/running on its own...
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By HI2PNW on Home Depot - Nov 26, 2012

Strong power output, relatively easy to move around, LOUD!

I think this product is a bit expensive and pretty loud for its price point. Otherwise the generator's advertised power output and run time seem to be accurate. It started right up with both the electric start and the pull cord. Be aware that it is difficult to fill with oil without a funnel (not provided) or tipping the unit on the side. They could have added an extended filler tube without...
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By Tony on Home Depot - Nov 20, 2012

Terrible product

Bought this generator in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Fired it up Monday night and it ran for a total of 21 hours and it stopped producing electricity. Called 800 number and was told to take it to repairman in Hightstown, NJ. Was diagnosed as needing a new altenator. Repairman ordered new altenator, but it is on backorder. It is now 17 days and still do not have our generator repaired.

By Rick on Home Depot - Nov 16, 2012

Great value for the money

Did tons of research and besides going with a Honda or a Yamaha generator which are awesome but 2 to 3 times the price, this was best value for my money. This unit powered my 1/2 HP well pump, TV, oil burner, all my lights and microwave without any signs of overload. Love the Subaru made engine. Yes the unit has a chinese made generator head but from TTI who makes parts for many other units....
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By BigRichard on Home Depot - Nov 15, 2012

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