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Old 07-11-2015, 18:00   #1
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New Generator

I Have a 41 Morgan Out Island. Need info on Phasor 6.5 kw vs. Kolher 6.0 kw. I know NL is the best on the market.

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Re: New Generator

No one?

Both of those generators look great to me. Note the Phasor has a simple control box with no PCB's. If the rest of the generator is designed this way, with simplicity and field repairability in mind, then this is good. I like the stainless steel drip tray (these always rust out on other generators). Note that it is considerably lighter than the Kohler -- why?

The Kohler is a high quality piece of gear. These have very high quality generator heads. I like the fact that this one has a low seawater pressure shutdown, and NMEA2000 interface.

I have an older and slightly larger version of this generator, and it has been bulletproof. It produces exceptionally clean power, and it is very quiet and smooth.

Worth looking at Northern Lights too.

I don't think you can go wrong with any of these. However, just one question -- do you really have space in an OI 41 for one of these? They are fairly bulky.
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I have the "Next Generation" 7.0KW genset on my Morgan Out Island 41 that replaced the original 1973 Onan. It's build with the 3cyl Kubota and I'm very pleased with it's performance.

As for the engine room space, the Morgan OI 41 has a variety of layouts. My 413 model with the "walk-over" to the aft cabin allows for a much larger engine room than those that have a below deck passage to the aft cabin.
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I have a 3.5 KW Phasor which is a very good unit. However the service provided by the manufacturer is some of the worst I have experienced. Someting you might want to consider.
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