ETQ TG1200 Gas Powered Portable Generator Review

ETQ TG1200 Portable Generator

No one likes a machine that won’t do what you need it to do at the exact moment they want it done. Generators need to be reliable and powerful, while giving you the electric power you need in times of an emergency.

Some people find themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place when they are using inferior power tools. If you ever find yourself in need of a quality generator, then the ETQ is for you.

This gasoline-powered generator gives you up to one thousand running watts and twelve hundred maximum watts. The engine is a 2.2HP 2-stroke single cylinder that’s air-cooled and the oil to fuel ratio is fifty to one.

Longevity is key and this one is built to stay the course by working efficiently in an outdoor environment and can provide electricity for activities such as camping, and any outdoor recreation that fits your life’s needs and wants.

The cast iron cylinder sleeve is combined with an alternator that’s built with cold roll steel, which makes this machine an extremely reliable one. And if you’re paying your hard earned money for something, you want to see it perform again and again.

One of the main key features is that this unit is one that consumes a low amount of fuel and doesn’t make a ton of noise. The gallon-sized fuel tank can last up to eight hours at a half load and five and a half hours at full power. Time is paramount if you’re dealing with a generator, and this one delivers.

Yet in still, it produces less than sixty-five decibels, which makes it acceptable for use in RV Parks and camping sites anywhere. It is ideal for powering small-scale home appliances like computers or television and it’s sure to make you a fan of it on the first run through.

Starting this machine is a cinch with the easy pull start mechanism. And on top of it all, it delivers electricity safely to the places you want and need it.

About its Manufacturer: Eastern Tools and Equipment Inc.

With service throughout North, Central and South America, ETQ is a professional electric generator manufacturers and designers that range in generators from as small as three hundred and fifty watts to six thousand kilowatts. The products they service include water pumps, welder machines and engines. Their products are generally more efficient than the conventional machines put out on the market. They pride themselves on competitive pricing and on-going customer service for their client’s projects.

Backed by a 1 year warranty, this has a has a HP: 2.6, Engine that’s two-stroke, and 63 cc with a noise level of 69 decibels and the fuel capacity is one gallon. It meets EPA standards and weighs 41 pounds.

Here are some of the other features...

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    1000 running watts and twelve hundred maximum watts
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    Less than sixty five decibels loud
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    Has one gallon fuel tank for 5.5 hours of run-time at 50% load
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    ETQ engine that is a two stroke air cooled
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    Non-CARB Compliant which means its not for sale in California

Here are some of the pros and cons...

Low noise level – this thing purrs like a kitten while in operation. You’ll be surprised by how quiet it is.

Build with quality made goods – craftsmanship is superior.

Easy for anyone – non-technical people can use this with no problems at all.

Rubber feet helps – takes care of any vibrations coming through it so you won’t feel fatigued quickly.

Light duty machinery – if you want to do anything (such as a big home) larger, then get a bigger generator, this isn’t the one.

ETQ TG1200 Gas Powered Portable Generator


Eastern Tool Company has made a name for itself in the past decade with products that people can enjoy and similarly with this product, they can feel proud that they manufactured something that is competitive with others in its class. Price makes this a definite plus, and performance is not bad either.

Again if you need something heavy duty however, this isn’t the one. But overall, this is a good buy.

RATING: 3.5 out of 5

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