I know they are pricey, but you are paying for quiet. Your neighbors and customers will greatly appreciate it.
[lol] They also appreciate the fact that EVERYONE in Alaska has lots of big guns with them at all times…don’t think complaining neighbors is really an issue up here. Heck, people drive snowmachines, ATVs, and other stuff up and down city streets and in people’s yards and nobody complains…I don’t know about over where Roger is, but here in the interior you pretty much do whatever you want.
I know about Alaska, I used to live and work up there, and still have a few guns. I don’t know where you are setting up, just stating that many people do not appreciate a loud commercial generator running continually for hours. I know it would drive me nuts having to listen to one all day long in my trailer.
And those little Yamaha gen sets can really put out some juice. The little 2000 watt unit I have runs a commercial refrigerator, a separate chest freezer, a coffee pot, a commercial food warmer, sears auto battery charger, vent hood and two florescent lights, all at the same time. I don’t know how she does it, but it is the best darn generator I have ever owned, and you cannot even hear it. Runs for 10 hours + on less than a gallon of gas too.
And if you are putting in AC, save your money, when everything in your trailer is running, ventilation is your friend. My griddle is rated at tens of thousands of BTU’s, and then throw in the steam table, they don’t make an AC unit big enough to cool my little trailer. Not that you should need one up in Alaska, but I do remember a few days on the slope that it was so hot it actually shut down a pump station. No one thought to install any means of cooling up there.