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Generac 5981 Portable Generator

  • Rune Time: 10.5 hours
  • 168cc Engine
  • 3.5 Gallon Gas Tank
  • Generators

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Learn more about the Generac 5981


Selling Unit




Run Time at 50% Load
A/C Rated Output: 1800 Watts

A/C Maximum Output: 2050 Watts
Gas Tank Size
Engine Type
Electric Start
Built-in Inverter

Dimensions & Weight

22.8" x 16.9" x 17.2"
83.8 lbs.


A/C Voltage: 120VAC

A/C Frequency: 60 Hz

Total Harmonic Distortion: <=26%

Engine Displacement: 168cc

Engine Type: OHV

Engine RPM: 3600

Recommended Oil: SAE 30

Lubrication Method: Splash Sump

Choke Type: Manual Lever

Fuel Shut Off: Manual Lever

Starting Method: Manual

Low Oil Shutdown Method

Fuel Tank Construction: Steel

Fuel Gauge: Built-in tank, round

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gal): 3.5

Run Time at 50% (Hours): 10.5

On/Off Start Switch Type: On/Off Toggle

On/Off Switch Location: Control Panel

Choke Switch: On Engine

Fuel Switch: On Fuel Tank

Outlet configurations: (2) 5-20R 120V

Frame Tubing (size & shape): 1" Round
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information

Customer Reviews of the Generac 5981

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/12/2014 9:02:10 AM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggsDispleased with Power Tool Store

Pros: Good price, other than that I wouldn't know.

Cons: Seller is Power Tool Store.

Other Thoughts: The Power Tool Store, a division of Bay Verte Machinery, Inc. which sells this though Newegg called me five days after I exchanged money for this product and told me that they could not give me the product until March because they sold me a product they did not have. They told me I could buy a way more expensive product if I wish. I told them to give me my money back. I wont do business with them again.

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5 out of 5 eggsgreat little processor

Pros: Runs fast and cool, worked on first installation with no problems.

Cons: I honestly can not think of a single con.

Other Thoughts: Great price for this processor.

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4 out of 5 eggsgreat for the price.

Pros: Cheap, easy to work with. LED's look nice.

Cons: The door to open up the case was a little flimsy and didn't sit right. I had to bend it a little to fit on properly.

Other Thoughts: Still a decent price for this case. I had no major problems.

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