We’ve been having a brutal winter with lots of heavy snow so I figured I’d make some lemonade out of lemons by building a monstrous, 6 feet high snow tubing slope with 45 ft of runway for my kids (see pix 1 pix 2). Well, I was successful but at the cost of breaking my […]
With peak hurricane season bearing down to mid-Atlantic residents, everyone living in such areas should prepare for the “what-if” emergency scenario. As you may be aware, I ended up losing power for 14 days during 2012 Hurricane Sandy and the only saving grace was my Briggs and Stratton backup portable generator. However, although my “emergency […]
After being burned by Hurricane Sandy, I decided to upgrade my Briggs & Stratton Storm Responder (5500 Running Watts) to a something that is more powerful. Based on my experience of waking up every day at 3am to wait over 1.5 hours to fill up two, 5 gallon gas tanks, I came up with a […]
This article shows you how to get your Generac Wheelhouse 5500 / 5550 portable generator up and running when it has been sitting around for a while with stale gas.