CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03609 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

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Winner:

Firman P03609

Reasons to buy Firman P03609:

  • button icon Portable generator
  • button icon A rubberized Thresher handle for simple recoil start
  • button icon An automatic low oil protection shutdown
  • button icon 5 gallon tank capacity running for 14 hours
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator :

  • button icon Runs a total of 14 hours on a 50% load of gasoline
  • button icon 5 gallons fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Up to household outlets and 1 RC outlet
  • button icon 7 inch never go flat wheels
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman P03609

  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
WINNER :

Firman P03609

  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Firman P03609

Reasons why we like it:

  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
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COMPARISON – Firman P03609 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

Requires less effort to transport – portable with wheels and handle to support transportation

Starting Watts

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

4375 watts – can light and power up small tools

Running Stats

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Yes

RV ready – features a travel trailer 30 R receptacle

Gas Powered

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Fueled by gasoline. Takes in 5 gallons at 1/2 load

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

Yes

About 14 hours on full tank. Long time of power supply

Recoil Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Yes – recoil to start

Electric Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Dual Fuel

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amperage of true power

Yes

Runs at 29.2 amps and at a peak 36.5 amps

VOLTAGE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

120 V

Yes

Delivers AC 120 V –has an automatic voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz – can finish 60 cycles of complete wave sequence in a second

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

Yes

308 cc 4 stroke OHV engine type – durable and reliable overtime

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

CSA Certified

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

Meets all the CSA standards – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

No

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is so simple to start. It doesn’t involve complicated startup

Yes

Use a easy convectional pull start mechanism to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

Up to 5 gallons of gasoline capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Can run for about 14 hours with only a 1/2 load

Yes

Spends 14 hours of runtime – at 50%. No need for regular fueling

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

No

Air Cooled

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc

Yes

308 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

67 dBA noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is multipurpose – can be used for commercial and residential power supply

Yes

Powers up small tools, RV air conditioner and backup power for home – multi purpose

Heavy Duty

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Generator performs heavy duties. Ideal for high amperage power tools, heavy load lighting and any emergency power needs

Yes

Takes up heavy duty tasks with ease – RV camping, home lighting and connection

Solar Generator

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

A well built tubular roll cage frame design. Maintains generator for many years

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

User friendly start up method. Start up instant using the thresher handle

Yes

Recoil or manual start method - rewind the recoil starter to begin

Firman P03609

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Open frame design

Outlets

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

1 L5-30R twist lock 30A-120 VAC, 1 TT-30R 30A-120 VAC, 1 5-20R duplex 20A-120 VAC

Yes

1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlet

Portable

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Yes

Can be transferred to any location for use without much effort

Weight

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

105 pounds

Yes

114.6 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Wheel kit comes with over sized flat free wheels – able to handle multiple floor movement

Yes

7 inches never go flat wheels – glides smoothly across multiple floors

Handle style

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

A single folding rubberized thresher handle - makes recoil start very quick and simple

Yes

Folding handle – easies movement to other places

Warranty

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Yes

2 years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Comes with Oil, owner’s manual, spark plug wrench and funnel

Yes

Comes with oil – helps with maintenance of generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

The 4-in-1 data minder indicates once low oil is in the engine

No

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

An automatic low oil shutdown protection – shuts down on its own

No

Noise Level

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

Yes

N/A

Firman P03609

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

- Has a 4 in 1 data minder that can measure hours, hertz, Volts and low oil indicator - A built in tank gauge provides convenience - Made using the OHV engine that provides top performance, longer life and requires low maintenance - Generator provides a quiet running with only 67 db noise level - An automatic low oil protection protects engine from damage - Outlets: (2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V RV Ready, (1) L5-30R 30A-120V twist lock - Makes the EPA standards of certification - This generator has a starting watts of 4550 watts at 67dB - Uses a recoil system that is Canada emissions certified - Contains a Phoenix Fat Head Block that makes engine run cool and competent - Runs for a total of 14 hours on a 5 gallon tank capacity with a 50% load - Generator has a cast iron sleeve that is integrated with an effortless oil drain - High running watts of 3650 Watts - Portable with wheel kit and handles for an effortless movement - Custom built outlet cover that can protect the outlets from dirt, debris and dirt - Carries only a total of 105 pounds in weight - Generator performs heavy duties due to its high amperage, volts and frequency - Comes with a high leverage single folding handle with grasp for easy maneuverability - Comes with included accessories like oil, owner’s manual, spark plug wrench and funnel

Yes

- A powerful 208 cc OHV Briggs & Stratton power built 4 stroke - High quality metallic fuel tank with 5 gallon capacity - Up to 4375 starting watts and 3500 of running watts - RV ready through the travel trailer 30 R receptacle - Spends about 14 hours of runtime of a 1/2 load - Has a never go flat wheel type of 7 inches – can easily maneuver over different surfaces - Simple method of start through recoil - Built with an automatic voltage regulation system - Can power up small tools and provide power back up from homes - Easily powers up recreational vehicle using 120 V / 30A RV - Generator has been framed for durability - Comes with an included accessories such as oil - Quality assurance through 2 year warranty - Is entirely CSA certified for safety - Generators works at a great 29.2 amps with a peak of 36.5 amps - Has a suitable size of dimensions that can easily be stored - Contains a spark arrestor - Folding handle makes transportation of generator simple - 1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlets

Cons

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

- Not constructed to use propane or solar fuel type - Generator is slight heavy while carrying upstairs - It makes a little noise while running - Doesn’t use the simple electric start method

Yes

- Doesn’t have a low oil shut off ability - Not built with an electric start ability - Uses only a single type of fuel – gasoline - No indication alert when fuel tank is almost empty - Cannot be solar charged directly from the sun - Is not EPA and CARB certified - Engine is not air cooled - Slightly heavy to carry up stairs or lift to a car - Gasoline can leak which is harmful - Not constructed with an inverter

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