What Size Generator Do I Need To For My Catering Trailer?

by Sarah

Hi there,

I found your article very informative and helpful.

I have a question, I am about tot take the plunge with a van and need a generator that can power, a fridge, a light, a soup kettle and a toaster. What size do you think I will need and any advice on makes.

I stupidly bought a Rockworth 1.1 and is can only power the lights, so at the moment I am without my tools!! Hope you can help me. Thanks Sarah

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Try a 4-5kv Generator It Should Do The Trick
by: Anonymous

Hi Sarah, you will probably need a 4-5 Kv generator to power all your equipment, if you can get a gas powered generator it would be better and more economical.

You may need a chain to attach it to your vehicle so that nobody steals it when you are busy inside cooking. You should be able to get one for a reasonable price at Costco, Makro, Machine Mart or even eBay.

Best of luck

David

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