CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08004 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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Firman P08004

Reasons to buy Firman P08004:

  • button icon Starting 10,000 watts and running 8,000 watts
  • button icon Uses a 8 gallon fuel capacity
  • button icon Has a 10 inch wheel kit built
  • button icon Up to 168 feet away button control
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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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COMPARISON – Firman P08004 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

This generator is portable during transportation

Yes

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

Starting Watts

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

10,000 starting watts

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

8,000 running watts

Yes

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

RV Ready

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

RV ready through multi feature control panel that has covered outlets

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

25 hours of continuous power supply on a full tank

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Can be electric started

No

Dual Fuel

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It uses gasoline to run

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

30/50 Amperage

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120/240 V

Yes

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

FREQUENCY

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

439 cc engine type

Yes

208cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

CSA Certified

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Easy to start – uses an easy push of a button on the remote start key fob that can work even 168 feet away

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Takes in 8 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

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

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Generator will shut down once low oil is indicated without reload

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Engine is air cooled for efficiency

No

Engine Capacity

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

439 cc

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

74 dBA

No

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Multipurpose – ideal for construction sites, large RV’s and buses, farms and also emergency power

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It provides heavy duty power supply through its 30/50 Amperage and 120/240 Voltage

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Framed for durability with a solid tubular roll cage build

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Uses 3 starting methods such as the recoil start, electric start and the recoil start methods

Yes

Recoil start

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Outlets:(1) 5-20R DUPLEX 20A-120V, (1) L5-30R twist lock 30A-120V, (1) L14-30R twist lock 30A-120V / 240V and (1) 14-50R 50A-120 / 240V

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

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Portable generator through the wheels and handles

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

210 pounds

Yes

125.6 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Features a 10 inch wheel kit built with never flat tires that easily move on floors

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Elevated leverage single folding handle style that provides an ergonomic hold

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3 year limited warranty for commercial use. 90 days warranty for residential use

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

27.1 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

Yes

25.53 x 21.12 x 21.43 inches

Included Accessories

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Oil, funnel, user manual, spark plug wrench, and two wrenches to remove protective shipping brackets

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Inbuilt low oil indicator to alert you once there is low oil remaining

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once it reached low oil in fuel tank

Yes

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

Noise Level

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

74 decibels noise level - whisper series muffler keeps the P08004 running quiet

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

- Certified by EPA for safety - Portable generator with a weight of 210 pounds only - Provides reliable 30/50 Amperage and 120/240 Voltage - Uses gasoline which is easily accessible - Its multi featured control panel is located conveniently with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - It has been framed with a tubular roll cage that lasts for years - Outlets includes :(1) 5-20R DUPLEX 20A-120V, (1) L5-30R twist lock 30A-120V, (1) L14-30R twist lock 30A-120V / 240V and (1) 14-50R 50A-120 / 240V - It features up to 10,000 starting watts and 8,000 running watts - Built with a large 8 fuel tank capacity with a built in tank gauge - This generator contains an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection - Attached with a 3 year warranty on commercial and 90 day warranty on residential - Made 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 - Generator runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 74 decibels only - Comes with a bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12 of included accessories

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

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

- It’s not flexible enough to use dual fuel - This generator is not CARB complaint - Cannot be charged using direct sunlight

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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