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Removing Gas out of the Generator

don't wanna spring the big - bux for a small battery operated pump but it looks like I might....

Honda EU portable generator.
Looking to drain the fuel tank.
This thing must have a small pump on it, as gravity draining is not doing a thing.

Just short of plugging something into it and running the generator.....or buying a small pump to evacuate the fuel out of the tank, and weekend warrior tips on a DIY option on draining the fuel tank out of this thing
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Get a siphon, hand pump type, put a piece of hose on it if you have to. Pump out as much gas as you can, or tip it over and dump out the gas.
Then start it and let it run until it empties itself out all the way.
Then when all that is done, loosen the little drain bolt on the carb bowl and drain the rest of the gas out there, and you should be finished.
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Like ST1100A said
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always wanted one of those EU's, the Big One.

Honda at its best

but havent needed generator since Sandy in 2012

hard to justify


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I got this one on Amazon: Plumber’s Siphon Pro - Gas, Oil, Water - Up to 3.5 Gl. Per Min. ONLY Siphon With Multi-size Tip Designed to Fit Any Hose. Comes with 9 ft. Hose. Brass Tip Weight and Extender – See Video in Pictures

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Think this is what you're looking for. All you need is a screwdriver. Drain gas starts around 2:20

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