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I have an eight foot ground rod next to my shed where I run my WPro 8500 generator during power outages. I recently purchased the Firman 1201 to parallel two smaller models; EU2200 with a iGen 2500. (I rotate using these two at the cabin). Powered through a 30 amp reliance transfer switch that I used for 5 years at home. I always ground my generator to the ground rod, even when I go to the cabin. Do I ground the two in parallel to the earth ground rod? If so how? Thanks
 

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My understanding is that if you do not have neutral ground bond at the generators, then you can ground the frames to the grounding rod at the shed.
 

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i would run separate wires to each gen set for the green ground connection.
and yes larger is a good thing.
i like the welding cable as it is fine strand for portable use it will take a beating over time.
think vibration etc.
and use good filled heat shrink on all of the soldered cable ends.
that helps as stress relief and to help keep moisture out.
 

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Thanks Paul. I thought separate grounding was the best solution but wanted to get confirmation. Regards, Tom
 
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