your better off buying a inverter, connect to car battery and get 120
volts electric to run all sorts of stuff. or a few thousand watt
in a emergency a microwave can be wonderful, or charge your cell phone,
or just a couple lights and a mini tv, or a small room AC in the summer
so you get a good nites sleep
heard from a friend her mom lost power yesterday nite and had no heat.
i could of taken my generator and helped her out if I had known.
DONT backfeed the power grid, install a special lockout breaker or know
what your doing!
but in advance you can make preparations.
we lost power once for 3 days, it was the pits, fortunately it was