WE ARE PROUD TO BE INDEPENDENT AND IN NO WAY ASSOCIATED WITH MANUFACTURERS. TO STAY UNBIASED, WE DO NOT ACCEPT FREE PRODUCTS. WE EARN FROM ADVERTISING FEES PAID BY RETAILERS ON QUALIFYING PURCHASES.

Sportsman GEN2000-SS - 1400/2000W Portable Generator

The Sportsman GEN2000-SS is a compact and lightweight open frame generator with a rated wattage of 1,400 W and a starting wattage of 2,000 W. (Read full specs)

CompareShortlistShortlistedRemoved from shortlist 2

Sportsman GEN2000-SSSportsman GEN2000-SSSportsman GEN2000-SSSportsman GEN2000-SS
Set Price Alert
×
Notify me when the price drops
Set an alert for the Sportsman GEN2000-SS - Current lowest price: $199.99
Price History
×
Price history for the Sportsman GEN2000-SS
Latest updates:
  • $199.99 - April 24, 2024
  • $299.99 - April 23, 2024
  • $199.99 - April 19, 2024
  • $299.99 - November 7, 2023
  • $292.49 - October 18, 2023
  • $324.99 - October 14, 2023
  • $292.49 - October 10, 2023
  • $324.99 - October 2, 2023
Data source: tractorsupply.com
Since: June 13, 2023
  • Highest Price: $324.99 - July 2, 2023
  • Lowest Price: $199.99 - April 19, 2024

Description

Zoom on the Sportsman GEN2000-SS

To sum up, the Sportsman GEN2000-SS is a compact and lightweight portable generator tailored for:

  • Camping and tailgating buffs looking to enhance their experience
  • Amateur DIY lovers

Over the following sections, you'll uncover its power characteristics, the selection of outlets it offers, its overall portability, and the supplementary features it includes.

Power & Run Time

The Sportsman GEN2000-SS in use

The Sportsman GEN2000-SS

With a 94 cc (3.5 hp) OHV 4-stroke engine, the Sportsman GEN2000-SS operates on gasoline, providing 120V, with a running wattage of 1,400W and a starting wattage of 2,000W.

With a noise rating of 68 dBA (less noisy than a normal conversation), the generator's starting mechanism is centered around a conventional pull-start mechanism.

Featuring a 1.5 gallon fuel tank, the GEN2000-SS can provide power for around 11 hours at 50% load on a full tank (with fuel consumption averaging 0.14 gallons per hour).

Outlets

The control panel includes the following 2 AC outlets:

Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R)

In addition, it provides 1 DC outlet: there's a 12V 8A receptacle providing easy battery charging capabilities.

Portability

With dimensions of L18 x W16 x H14.8 in, the traditional open frame design of the Sportsman GEN2000-SS ensures stability while allowing easy maintenance access to components and promoting effective air cooling. The device has been designed for tough environments and demanding outdoor use.

As the GEN2000-SS's weight is only 53 lbs, it can follow you and your power needs anywhere. Moreover, the open frame structure of this generator makes it easy to grab and relocate.

Features

Panel of the Sportsman GEN2000-SS

The GEN2000-SS's control panel

Considering security aspects, the generator boasts an automatic low oil shut-off and an overload protection (circuit breaker), offering peace of mind throughout operation.

Apart from the typical documentation and an owner's manual (opens in a new tab), which lets you start it right away, the Sportsman GEN2000-SS also is packed along with the following accessories: tool kit, funnel and battery charging cables.

Product Video

The Sportsman GEN2000-SS versus other generators

The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how some of the key specs of the Sportsman GEN2000-SS compare to generators of similar power (between 1000 and 2000 W).

  • With a dry weight of 53 lbs, the Sportsman GEN2000-SS falls within the expected weight range for generators in the 1000 to 2000 rated wattage. If you are concerned by weight, one of the champions in the above-mentioned power range is the Pulsar PGD16iSCO, with a dry weight of just 24 pounds.
  • This generator, with its lowest noise level at 68 dBA, is noisier than most generators of comparable running wattage. If you are concerned with noise, check out the Honda EU2200i, which is one of the least noisy generators in its power range, with a noise rating of just 48 dBA.
  • At 50% load, the GEN2000-SS boasts a higher run time than most similarly powerful products, reaching around 11 hours. If runtime is a priority for you, the Pulsar PG2200 stands out as one of the generators with the longest run time in its power range, providing around 12 hours of continuous use.
  • Run time is crucial, but it heavily relies on the fuel tank's capacity. Thus, considering fuel efficiency alongside is essential. This generator is one of the more fuel-efficient models of the aforementioned output range, as its estimated fuel consumption reaches just 0.14 GPH (gallon per hour) at 50% load. If fuel consumption is your top priority, we suggest to check out the Pulsar PGD16iSCO, which has a fuel consumption of only 0.09 GPH and thus, is one of the most efficient devices in our database.

Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other 1000-2000W generators, the Sportsman GEN2000-SS is on the cheap side of the price range.

It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget generator.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • Several accessories included
  • High run time
  • Fuel efficient
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (53 lbs)
WEAKNESSES:
  • No data center
  • 1-year warranty
  • On the noisy side (68 dBA)

Do you own the Sportsman GEN2000-SS and agree (or disagree) with these strengths and weaknesses?

Let us know and write your own review.

Features and Specifications

General
InverterNo
Parallel capableNo
RV readyNo
FuelGasoline
Engine94 cc OHV 4-stroke
Starting systemRecoil
Warranty1 year
Power
VoltageAC: 120V 60 Hz, DC: 12V
Running watts1,400 W
Starting watts2,000 W
Running amps11.7 amps
Peak amps16.7 amps
Run time @50% load11 h
Run time @25% loadUnknown
Features
GFCI outletsNo
Covered outletsNo
Automatic Voltage RegulationNo
AC outlets1x Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R)
DC outlets1x 12V 8A receptacle
Data centerNo
IndicatorsNo
Fuel tank1.5 gal
Fuel gaugeNo
Misc
Weight53 lbs
Approx. dimensions (L x W x H)18 x 16 x 14.8 in
Noise (lower limit)68 dBA
THDUnknown
ComplianceEPA
SecurityLow oil and overload protection
Spark arrestorYes
Accessories includedFunnel, tool kit, and battery charging cables
UPC027077082487

Unlike many websites, we did our best to research each of the specs above. That being said, we are not immune to making the occasional mistake or omission. Should you notice any missing or incorrect values, don't hesitate to suggest improvements so we can address the issue.

Spec Improvement×

This form does not send us any personal data (not even your IP address)

About Sportsman Series

Sportsman Series is a small brand registered under the US based Buffalo corporation. Founded in 1964, the Buffalo Corporation is a small company, which sells tools and home products. Their brands include AmeriHome, Black Bull, Buffalo Tools and Sportsman Series – which offers a selection of generators and several other general products. The brand, and in fact, the corporation itself seemingly outsources all of its production overseas and acts only as a distributor, under its own brands.

Warranty Information

The Sportsman GEN2000-SS is covered under a warranty for up to 1 year. This warranty may be limited and may not cover all parts of the generator.
For more information about the warranty of Sportsman generators, please contact the Buffalo Tools Customer Support: 1-636-532-9888.

Questions & Answers

What can it power?
Examples of items that can be simultaneously powered.
The examples below are based on a maximum load of 80% and estimated wattages. For a more accurate estimation, use our generator sizer.
ItemRunning WattsStarting Watts
At homeRefrigerator (energy star)1921192
Toaster oven800800
Total992 W1992 W
For campingRV AC (11,000 BTU)10101600
Radio100100
Total1110 W1700 W
For workMilk cooler11001800
Total1100 W1800 W

Couldn't find the right answer for you? Ask your own question.

Ask a question

Your name and email address will not be publicly published. We only need them to be able to answer you directly

We would love to know your opinion

Leave a review

Your total score

Generator Bible
Logo
Compare items
  • Total (0)
Compare

You can compare as many generators as you wish. However, for the best results, we recommend you to compare only 2 generators at a time.

0