05:11PM | 10/20/07
Member Since: 10/19/07
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i live in the northeast, on long island in new york. we get frequent power outages even after relatively weak storms. i am considering installing a back up power generator. the little i have read is that they nca run natural gas. i hovever use oil in the house, so i was wondering if you can find a generator that runs on heating oil? also was hoping for some advice on the best way to go about it/models/brands to consider.



08:00PM | 10/20/07
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
IF you are talking about a permanate installed auto starting generator they run on natural gas or propane or you can get diesel models.

So either get a propane tank. Don't know what the consumption rates are so I don't know if a 100 lb tank would be practical or not.

The desiels "MIGHT" run on the fuel oil.

Don't have any models or brands to suggest.


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