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Firman P03601 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000:

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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Runners Up:

Firman P03601

Reasons to buy Firman P03601 :

  • button icon A strong and compact tubular roll cage frame design
  • button icon Reliable recoil start ability
  • button icon A 5 gallon fuel tank integrated with a fuel gauge
  • button icon Provides a long 14 hours run time on 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
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DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Firman P03601 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4550 starting watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3550 running watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator contains a 1 TT 30 R outlet and a multi feature control panel - RV ready

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Is only powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Can recoil start

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 V

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

208 cc

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Complaint with CARB

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Certified by EPA

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Easy to start through using the usual recoil method. Takes a few seconds to start

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It has an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection system. Shuts down when low oil is remaining

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

68 dBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Can be used in different places – camps, tailgating, job sites and homes

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Easily handles heavy duty tasks. powers up appliances and provides heavy duty lighting

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a compact roll cage frame design. It is very durable and compact

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

No complicated steps during startup. Also has a engine off and on switch

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex)

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

110 lbs

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 years

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Shuts down on its own when fuel tank is low

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- Built with a 4 in one data minder that measures hertz, volts, hours and indicates low oil - Can be air cooled through the Phoenix fat head block - Has a long run time of about 24 hours on a 50% fuel load - Generator has a Volt Lock automatic voltage regulator that creates a clean and dependable power output from stream alternator - It has been framed with a tubular roll cage that lasts for years - Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex) - Uses gasoline which is easy to get - It features up to 4550 starting watts and 3650 running watts - Generator runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 68 decibels only - Built with a large 5 fuel tank capacity with inbuilt tank gauge - This generator contains an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection - Its multi featured control panel is located conveniently with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty - Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12 of included accessories - Certified by EPA and CARB complaint - Portable with low weight of 110 lbs only - Provides reliable 30 Amps

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Firman P03601
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- It is not built with wheels that ease transportation - Not a solar generator - Cannot operate using propane - This generator is not built with simple electric start ability

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

Overall Winner

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