Ideal for use around the home or the next DIY project, the Powermate P0081100 PM3800 3800/3000-Watt Portable Generator is durable and compact for easy transport. The portable generator features a steel frame and a compact design that makes it easy to pick up and put in place. With 3800 starting watts and 3000 running watts, this generator is powerful enough to run small electrical appliances at any picnic, campground or tailgate and versatile enough to power tools for your next DIY project. The unit is equipped with features that make using the generator easy and approachable. The generator is easy to start with POWERDIAL, which integrates the off/run/choke settings into one simple-to-use dial. The 212cc Generac OHV engine provides consistent power for multiple applications while a 5 gallon fuel tank delivers up to a 21 hour runtime at 25% load.