CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03609 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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Winner:

Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743:

  • button icon Comes with a CO guard Carbon Monoxide shut down
  • button icon Starts on 4375 watts and runs on 3500 watts
  • button icon Metallic 4 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Delivers up to 8 hours of running time on a 50% load
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30743

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
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COMPARISON – Firman P03609 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

Can easily be transported to any location. One person can move the generator

Starting Watts

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

4375 Watts of starting watts

Running Stats

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

3,500 Watts of running stats

RV Ready

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Yes

Portable design and size that can easily be moved – RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Operational with gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

Yes

Up to 8 hours on full hour run time

Recoil Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Recoil starts – easy to start generator

Electric Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Dual Fuel

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

Yes

Uses gasoline to run generator

AMPERAGE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

30 Amperage of true power

Yes

29.0 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120 V

Yes

120VAC

FREQUENCY

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

No

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

Yes

Power Built OHV Engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Meets the standards of CSA – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

No

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Simple pull to start the engine in the usual traditional method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

Takes in up to 4 gallons of gasoline. Will take 8 hours without refill on 50% load

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Spends a total of 8 hours at 1/2 of gasoline running

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

Yes

Built to instantly shut off when low oil is detected in tank

Air Cooled

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

208 cc

Yes

208cc engine capacity – can run for 8 hours on 1/2 load

Voltmeter

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

67 dBA noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose – can be used during camping trips and at home during power black-outs

Heavy Duty

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Can handle heavy duty. Able to power a 15,000 BTU RV air conditioner and recreational vehicle

Solar Generator

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, its constructed with a frame

Starting method

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Recoil start

Briggs and Stratton 30743

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

30745 generator has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

(1) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet

Portable

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Yes

Features wheels and drop down handles – makes generator portable

Weight

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

105 pounds

Yes

N/A

Wheel type

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Has solid wheel type – easily maneuvers across surfaces

Handle style

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – has rubbers at the top for a comfortable grip

Warranty

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Yes

Up to 2 years of limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Owner manual guide and an engine oil bottle

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

It will switch off to indicate low oil in the fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Automatically shuts down on low oil - CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown

Noise Level

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

- Made out of quality aluminum material – easy to maintain - Has been certified by CSA for safety - A strong engine with a 208cc engine capacity - Built with an automatic low oil shut down through the CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown - Powerful generator voltage of up to 120 VAC - It comes with a starting watts of 4375 and a running wattage of 3,500 watts - Uses the recoil start system common in most traditional generators - A 4 gallons fuel tank capacity that is able to run for up to 8 hours on a 50% load - Attached with an engine oil bottle and a owner’s manual as additional accessories - Generator is constructed with a circuit breaker to protect engine from harm - (1) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet - Portable and easy to transport through the solid wheels - Bought with a 2 years limited warranty for repair - Features a dual cleaner air cleaner type - Has been framed for durability - Multi-purpose generator can be used in camps, homes and sites - Compact build with 25 inches x 22 inches x 23 inches dimensions - Comfortable grip handle type

Cons

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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 dual fuel capacity – only uses gasoline - Will not recharge using direct sunlight - Cannot be electric started – recoil starts only - Heavy to lift to the stairs or onto a car - Generator not built with a run time hour meter - Gasoline is inflammable – be careful during use

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