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DuroStar DS1050 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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7.8
Winner:

Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743:

  • button icon Built with a multi featured control panel
  • button icon Simple recoil starting system
  • button icon Up to 7185 of starting watts and 5750 watts of running watts
  • button icon Lasting operation with 8 hours of run time on a 50% load
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6.5
Runners Up:

DuroStar DS1050

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS1050 :

  • button icon Has plenty of power
  • button icon Powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor.
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30743

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30743

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS1050 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

Yes this generator is portable – wheels and handles enhance its portability from place to place

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

1,050 watts

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

950 watts

Yes

5750 watts – can run large motor driven appliances and tools at ago

RV Ready

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Has 10 a fold up handle and 10 inch never go flat wheels – RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

the generator is recoil started

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

5.3A

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

12v

Yes

AC - 120/240V 60 Hz – includes an automated voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

60Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

Yes

208cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it uses cold start technology which enables it to operate in emergence cold weather

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is easy to start because you just need to pull on the recoil starter handle until a slight resistance is felt

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Yes

Large 7.5 gallons – metallic tank capacity. Provides long hours of run time

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

6 hours

Yes

Spends 8 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is cooled by air

Yes

It is built with low oil shut down. Includes built in fuel gauge and circuit breaker

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

95 Db

No

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Yes

Generator is multipurpose – can cool foods, light the house and others connect devices

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Can perform heavy duties – provides lighting to homes, offices, camps and tailgating

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Recoil start

Briggs and Stratton 30743

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Features 4 household GFCI 120 V outlets and 1 120/240 V. Use the 30 A locking outlet for any portable needs. Rubber outlet covers guard against elements

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is a portable machine which enables you to move it from place to place

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

39 LBS

Yes

125.6 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It has got a handle on its upper part for easy carriage

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3 years

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

Yes

25.53 x 21.12 x 21.43 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

DuroStar DS1050 1,050-Watt Generator, Generator Tool Kit and Owner's Manual

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

Briggs and Stratton 30743

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down immediately after sensing that the oil level is low

Yes

Low oil and overload protection. Turns off generator on low oil and overload

Noise Level

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

95 dB

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It has a lightweight design which allows easy transportation. It has a low oil shut off which protects the engine from being damaged. The generator has got a spark arrest muffle which enable its safety use. Has a powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor

Yes

- Built with a circuit breaker for protection - Will spend up to 11.5 hours on a 1/2 load - 10 inches never go flat wheels - Created with an open frame - An instant built in overload protection - Handles Fold once placed on the ground - An automatic oil shut off function - Comes with a spark arrestor – suitable for use in forested areas - Makes use of 7185 watts and 5750 watts for start and running - Includes an automated voltage regulation - High quality metallic fuel tank – 7.5 gallons of fuel - Up to 2 years of warranty - Compact size for simple storage - 29 x 26 x 29 inches - Portable to transport to different location - Has a power surge alternator for large motor driven appliances - Delivers a 120240 Voltage run using gasoline - Easily connects to breaker boxes in homes - Comes with data center on control panel - Rubber outlet covers – protects against elements - Keeps your food cold, lights on and family connected during power blackout - No loud noises during run time - Affordable to purchase and maintain - Comes with easy owner’s manual - Has 4 GFCI 120V household outlets, one 120/240V and 30A locking outlet

Cons

DuroStar DS1050
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The generator can run at its surge wattage capacity for only a short time. It produces noise during its operations hence ending up causing noise pollution in the environment.

Yes

- Does not have an electric start option - Not complaint to EPA and CARB - Cannot be run using solar - No dual fuel option – doesn’t use propane - Engine cannot be air cooled - Only one color option – black - Heavy to lift in high surfaces like cars and stairs

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