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Briggs and Stratton 30713 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Winner:

DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E:

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Portable Generator with Wheels
  • button icon 12 HOURS OF RUNTIME
  • button icon EASY TO USE CONTROL PANEL
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP8500E

  • RV Ready
  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Voltmeter
  • Starting method
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Voltmeter
  • Starting method
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COMPARISON – Briggs and Stratton 30713 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Portable Generator with Wheels. 10-INCH WHEELS FOR PORTABILITY

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

5000 watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Works using gasoline

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Press on the button to start. Easy to use control panel with quick guides

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Takes 12 hours running after a 1/2 load. Keeps you connected during long power shortages

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Created with low oil shut off function. Prevents accidents when oil is at minimum

Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes – generator uses the Overhead Valve (OHV) to get air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Noise Level

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Can be used for multi-purpose – RV ready, camping, sites and homes

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Power surge alternator – generator can power up both small and large electric appliances during power outages

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Is framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP8500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

(4) 120V household outlets and (1) 120/240V, 30A locking outlet – ideal for portable power usage

Yes

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

187 pounds

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Never go flat wheels – 10 inches makes to easy to climb multiple surfaces

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Fold up handle style – ideal for storage especially in places with little space

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Included Accessories

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Comes with engine oil, operators manual and a quick start up and shutdown guide

Yes

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set,Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and owner’s manual .

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Has an hour meter – shows the amount of time remaining for automatic shut down for low oil

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, generator will go off once low has reached minimum in fuel tank

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- Outlets built with rubber covers that guards against elements - 10 inch never go flat solid wheels that can easily climb over any surface - A long runtime of 12 hours to keep you powered during power shortages - Features a power surge alternator that created a short surge power required to start large and small appliances and tools - A fold up handle with rubber details to prevent slipping off hands - High quality metallic fuel tank with a 5 gallon capacity - Portable generator that can be transported to any place without difficulty - Comes with engine oil, manual and easy start and stop guide - Built with a multi featured control panel that has a circuit breaker protection - Its overhead Valve (OHV) technology helps the generator to run cooler and longer - Heavy duty 389 cc engine type that is reliable and long lasting - Generator has been framed for durability - High start of 6250 watts and operation of 5000 watts - Suitable for portable power needs with its 4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet - Built for multi-purpose because it is RV ready, camping and homes - Contains a low oil shut down to save engine from damage - Great design that easily blends with décor - Built with an open frame design

Yes

• It is a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

Briggs and Stratton 30713
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- Not created for solar usage – no direct sun charge - Uses only one type of fuel – might be costly - Does not recoil to start running - Might be hard to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver over - Uses gasoline which is inflammable

Yes

• The generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

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