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Offline kenhill

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Re: 12 x 16 House
« Reply #150 on: May 14, 2018, 06:22:44 AM »
I have my generator on a shelf like you sitting on top of 2 foam mats.  Somehow it causes the whole generator shed to vibrate.  I can lift it up and the sound reduces dramatically.  SNot sure what to do.  I had left over insulation and completely covered the inside of the shed with insulation and it did not help.

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Re: 12 x 16 House
« Reply #151 on: May 14, 2018, 07:13:28 AM »
Back in the day of vinyl LP albums and turntables, there were many anti-vibration mats marketed that supposedly prevented needle skips by absorbing vibration.  Perhaps a mat of similar material could do that for the gennie?  I've seen some ant-fatigue mats designed for the workplace that could work perhaps.
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Offline Don_P

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Re: 12 x 16 House
« Reply #152 on: May 14, 2018, 08:16:25 AM »
Cut a hole through the floor and set the gennie on a concrete pier isolated from the shed?

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Re: 12 x 16 House
« Reply #153 on: May 14, 2018, 08:33:26 AM »
Did the rubber mats seem to help at all Ken?  I never thought of doing that.  I was just planning on building a small enclosure just big enough to hold the generator.  I already have a vent installed in the shed wall and I got two small 12v fans to help with airflow around the generator.

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Re: 12 x 16 House
« Reply #154 on: May 14, 2018, 05:23:16 PM »
I have not run it without the mats.  One are the kind you snap together at a work bench and the other mat is an anti fatigue one.  They are stacked on top of one another.