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Emergency charge using portable generator

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Has anyone tried to use say like a portable 6k watt or so generator to charge truck say like in emergency situation yet ?
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How about this one:
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It has 35AMP at the NEMA 14-50 plug.
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What would be really cool would be to find a way to connect the DC output of this generator the DC input of the truck by passing the double inverter, but that is WAY beyond me.
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Some guys on youtube did that. They took a Lightning and a Hybrid up to Alaska on a multi-day thousand mile trip and the recharged the Lightning every night with the Hybrid. Worked for them, so it's not out of the question.

I think the questions is, can you travel with a generator in the bed of the Lightning and charge yourself up (albeit for many hours at a time, maybe while you sleep in the cab) and get enough range for next day?
Is there a portable generator that wouldn't take up the whole bed and need a forklift to move it that would do the job?

Curious minds want to know.
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