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Firman P03606 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

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 P03606

Reasons to buy Firman P03606 :

  • button icon Built with a True 30 Amps plugs and 120V/240V Power
  • button icon Portable generator
  • button icon Quiet noise level of only 68 decibels
  • button icon Ideal for camping, emergency power and work sites
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Firman P03606 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Easily accessible multi feature control center and covered outlets – RV ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

25 hours of THD at a full tank load

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil starting system

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas fuel type

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Provides a True 30 Amps power

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120V/240V – comes with an option to select power

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

208 cc

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Meets the EPA standards of certification

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Quick and easy start through rubberized thresher handle that makes it instant

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 P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity for gasoline

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

14 hours run time on a 50% load

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Detects low oil remaining in fuel tank and then shuts off automatically

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Phoenix fat head block assists in air cooling

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

208 cc

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

68 dBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is multi-purpose - work-site, camping and emergency power

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Heavy duty generator – can power up multiple appliances and lighting needs

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

A tubular roll cage frame that is both compact and durable

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses the recoils starting method to run

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Comes with outlets (1) TT30R (RV Ready), (1) L1430R and (2) 120V 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 P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is easily movable both indoors and outdoors

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

117 lbs – lightweight generator

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

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

Handle style

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Built with a rubberized thresher handle style. simplifies the recoil start

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 year warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

24″ x 18.1″ x 19.9″

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

oil, funnel, user manual, a spark plug wrench, and dual wrenches

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a low oil indicator through 4 in 1 data minder unit

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, will shut down instantly when oil reaches minimum in fuel tank

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

68 decibels noise level – keeps your power supply quiet

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- This generator contains a 5 gallon fuel tank that can render a whole 14 hours of run time - Comes with additional accessories such as oil, manual, spark plug wrench, funnel and shipping bracket wrenches - 4550 Starting Watts and 3650 Running Watts - Its Max Pro Series 208 cc engine is able to run cool and efficient due to the Phoenix Fat Head Block - Provides easy fingertips information through the 4 in 1 data minder that measures hours, volts, hertz and indicates on low oil - A long warranty period of up to 3 years - Ever RV ready through the multi feature control panel that has covered outlets - Contains a recoil starting system that has been equipped with 30 Amps plugs for power - Lasts for years through the compact durable roll cage frame design - Comes with outlets (1) TT30R (RV Ready), (1) L1430R and (2) 120V Standard (5-20 Duplex) - Has a selectable 120V/240V power that is provided by the Max Pro Series 208cc Firman engine - Its Volt Lock automatic voltage regulator provides clean and consistent output of power - Compact and appropriate dimensions of 24 inch x 18.1 inch x 19.9 inch - Easily air cooled using the Phoenix fat head block - Covers protect the outlet from dirt, dust and debris entry - Comes with an on and off engine switch - Voltage selector allows you to select the power

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 P03606
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- Does not use an electric start option - Uses only a single fuel type and that is gas - Generator is not CARB complaint or CSA certified - Uses gasoline which may be highly inflammable - It is not constructed with wheels for portability - Cannot be solar charged

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

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