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Briggs & Stratton™ Elite 8000-Watt Portable Generator

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    More power! For the top choice in the construction and rental industry, go with the Briggs & Stratton portable generator. It is perfect for outdoor events, RVs, or home back-up power. Enjoy a full 9 hours of running time at half load!
  • Electric start
  • 10,000 watts starting (8000 watts running)
  • 252 lbs
  • 7-gallon gas fuel tank
  • Brushless alternator
  • Low-oil shutdown
  • 5 outlets: 4 120V household, 1 120/240V-30A locking
  • Circuit breaker protection
  • 12" wheels included
  • 3-year limited warranty; details with purchase
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$1,299.99

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    More power! For the top choice in the construction and rental industry, go with the Briggs & Stratton portable generator. It is perfect for outdoor events, RVs, or home back-up power. Enjoy a full 9 hours of running time at half load!
  • Electric start
  • 10,000 watts starting (8000 watts running)
  • 252 lbs
  • 7-gallon gas fuel tank
  • Brushless alternator
  • Low-oil shutdown
  • 5 outlets: 4 120V household, 1 120/240V-30A locking
  • Circuit breaker protection
  • 12" wheels included
  • 3-year limited warranty; details with purchase

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Design Features
Product depth (in.) 30.0
Product height (in.) 30.0
Product weight (lb.) 252.0
Product width (in.) 25.0
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Rated 1 out of 5 by from I will try this again I bought this unit three years ago and have never even run it up as it is strictly a backup for our cottage electrical. Yesterday, the power/heat went off for 12 hours at -35 below. I drove to the lake and fired up the generator for the first time and used it too maintain the cottage heat above zero with area heaters. Worked great for two hours and then quit. Engine oil was everywhere and it leaked almost as fast as I added more. I was forced to go and buy another generator as i could not let the pipes freeze and ruin a nice cottage. I am not sure but i do not believe these are made for the cold and something froze up to blow all the oil out. The only good thing about the experience is the low oil shutoff worked. I now have a 238LB boat anchor or a bill to fix something with 2 hours use on it. Not fair. Glenn
Date published: 2015-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Elite 8000. Excellent Product. Just got it home today. Fired it up on the battery; does not need the choke for long. Filled the tank with supreme gas, over 22 liters or more. Wheeled it around the house, fired it up and flipped breakers on the generator panel. No problem handling the load given it. Looking forward to a nicer experience when the electric power goes out the next time. Will not worry about the frigs, freezer and will have tv and internet working as well as some lights.
Date published: 2015-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from simply awesome I bought this genny on sale to replace a smaller genny. I noted it is well built and sturdy to say the least. I have installed it with an 8 circut reliance transfer switch. Started right up and is running great. Now since it is new i need to gain some confidence with it so over the next 5 days i ran it for an hour at 3\4 load. It ran perfect and used 1\2 a tank. Do not wait for a power failure to try it. Keep in mind it is a machine after all. The idle down feature would be nice but i would not pay the priemium for it. The engine is no louder then my smaller genny considering the larger engine. After 5 hours i changed the oil to 5w30 synthetic b&s oil. So far so good.
Date published: 2015-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value Never a problem. A little noisy, but it was 1/4 the price of the quieter Honda.It runs everything in the house including the water pump. Of course you have to be selective. For instance, if you have to run the oven, turn off the breaker to the water pump, etc. Other than managing those big items, it'll run everything else--lights, TV, furnace, etc. I'm 60+ yrs old, had B&S engines all my life with excellent results.
Date published: 2014-12-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Briggs and Stratton - 8000 I bought this a month ago and I wish I never did. :(
Date published: 2014-12-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Off Grid with the 8000 I like this machine although I wish it was fuel injected ,and the battery is not good for below 0 temps.
Date published: 2014-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Several places near my home will service this. We were without power for 1-week during Christmas 2013 and vowed we'd never let that happen again. I did some basic research and called a few service shops in my county to ensure they would perform warranty work on this generator, I made the purchase online and had the generator within a few days, the instructions allowed me to have it assembled within 30-minutes, I put premium gas and oil in and it fired up immediately, provided a steady 120-volts out of all of the necessary sockets, I hooked it up to the house and we'll be able to run everything from our deep water well to our furnace and a burner or two on the electric stove. Life is good, or at least it will be when we lose power.
Date published: 2014-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceptional value for your money. Given the the weather related events lately and the power outages I decided it was time to have a reliable back up power supply. I believe this is the right choice as the price was very good for the size of the generator and the company name is recognized as being around for many years producing quality engines. Since I have purchased it I have not yet had a power outage to test it out on, but I have the peace of mind knowing that I am ready and prepared.
Date published: 2014-11-25
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What model number is this product? Is it 30471 ? I thought that model had a brush alternator ?

Asked by: Leannecd
Hello Leannecd, Thank you for taking the time to contact Sears. 30471 is correct. This unit has a brushless alternator. Thank you for shopping at Sears and have a great day.
Answered by: mia16
Date published: 2015-03-26

What is the db rating of this generator? Thanks.

Asked by: Mike1221
Hello Mike1221, We are sorry to inform you that we do not publish decibel ratings on any of our standard generators as there is no standards by which to measure. Thank you for shopping at Sears. Have a great day!
Answered by: Rz11
Date published: 2014-11-06

Does the generator come with a 240 volt 30 amp "cord" ?

Asked by: William001
Hello William001, Thank you for taking the time to contact Sears. In order to resolve your inquiry and better meet your needs, we ask that you contact our Parts/Product Repair Service department at 1-800-469-4663. The hours of operation are 7:00am - 10:00pm (EST), 7 days a week. You may also send a Parts Inquiry online by filling out the form at the following link. http://www.sears.ca/services/parts-inquiry Thank you for choosing Sears. Have a great day!
Answered by: kwiz02
Date published: 2014-11-03

240 volt connection

Is the 240 volt connection a 4 pin?
Asked by: detailer
Hello detailer, For additional information on the Briggs & Stratton™ Elite 8000-Watt Portable Generator, please contact the Briggs and Stratton Customer Support Centre at 1-800-661-6662. Thanks for shopping Sears and have a great day !
Answered by: kas311
Date published: 2014-11-03

220 outlet

does this generator have a 220 outlet to connect to a home system
Asked by: soniei
Yes it does.
Answered by: Pointman
Date published: 2014-11-03

Briggs & Stratton Elite 8000-watt Generator

1 - 3-year warranty; details with purchase I need more information on the warranty - At the store they said only the engine is warranty for 3 years. 2 - On detail it says "low-oil shutdown". On manufacturer official site it says Low Oil Shutdown "NO" Could you please confirm asap so I could make my choose if I would like to purchase this generator. Thankyou!
Asked by:
Hello, The Briggs & Stratton™ Elite 8000-Watt Portable Generator has a 3-Year Limited Warranty. Full warranty details can be found in the manual. It does have a low oil shutdown. Additional product information and a manual can be found on the Briggs & Stratton website. Please search for Model # 030471-01. Thanks for shopping Sears and have a great day !
Answered by: kas311
Date published: 2014-11-03

Idle control

Does this generator have idle control to speed up or slow idle with load demands?
Asked by: JEFFTRACEY
Hello JEFFTRACEY, No, the Briggs & Stratton™ Elite 8000-Watt Portable Generator does not have an automatic idle control. This information can be found on the Briggs & Stratton website. Please search for Model # 030471-01. Thanks for shopping Sears and have a great day !
Answered by: kas311
Date published: 2014-11-03

Battery

Is a 12 volt battery included ?
Asked by:
Hello, Please be advised that the Briggs & Stratton™ Elite 8000-watt Generator does not come with a 12 volt battery. Thank you for shopping at Sears and have a great day!
Answered by: ldh85
Date published: 2014-12-12
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