CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG3050P M Series VS. Briggs & Stratton 30713

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Briggs & Stratton 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs & Stratton 30713:

  • button icon Up to 12 hours of runtime on a 50% load
  • button icon Features an easy to use control panel
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
  • button icon Portable through the 10 inch never go flat wheels
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Ford FG3050P M Series

Reasons to buy Ford FG3050P M Series :

  • button icon Rubber outlet and dust covers
  • button icon Heavy Duty Powder Coated Steel Frame
  • button icon Low oil shut down
  • button icon Digital hour meter
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs & Stratton 30713

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs & Stratton 30713

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Ford FG3050P M Series VS. Briggs & Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

it is portable

Yes

Is a portable generator.

Starting Watts

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Peak Wattage 3050 watts

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

Running Stats

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

2500 watts of running power

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

RV ready - a digital hour meter, outlet rubber dust covers and an insight gas gauge

Yes

Can be easily moved both in and outside – RV ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Spends 11 hours on a 50% load

Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Recoil Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil start

No

Electric Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Runs only on gasoline

Yes

Gas

AMPERAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

20.8 Amps

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

7 horsepower

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

208 cc engine type

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Meets all the standards of EPC certification

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Easy to Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

User friendly start ability – uses the traditional quick pull method

Yes

Press on the button to start. Easy to use control panel with quick guides

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

4 gallon fuel tank capacity using gasoline

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Spends 11 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Takes 12 hours running after a 1/2 load. Keeps you connected during long power shortages

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Low oil shut off with overload protection

Yes

Created with low oil shut off function. Prevents accidents when oil is at minimum

Air Cooled

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

FG3050P can be air cooled

Yes

Yes – generator uses the Overhead Valve (OHV) to get air cooled

Engine Capacity

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

208 cc

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

76 decibels

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Ideal for camping, home emergency power back up and job site – Multipurpose

Yes

Can be used for multi-purpose – RV ready, camping, sites and homes s

Heavy Duty

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Heavy duty through 2 USB outlets – powers on cell phones, laptops and other electrical devices without any hassle

Yes

Power surge alternator – generator can power up both small and large electric appliances during power outages

Solar Generator

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Framed using heavy duty powder coated steel frame for durability

Yes

Is framed for durability

Starting method

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Electric start – click on the control panel to start

Briggs & Stratton 30713

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It has an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

(1) 120 Volts AC outlets, (1) 12 Volts DC power port, and (2) 5 Volts DC USB outlets. Also has rubber outlet covers

Yes

4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet – ideal for portable power usage

Portable

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is portable to shift to another location – compact with low weight

Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Weight

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

93 pounds

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Never go flat wheels – 10 inches makes to easy to climb multiple surfaces

Handle style

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

Yes

Fold up handle style – ideal for storage especially in places with little space

Warranty

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

2 year limited warranty period

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

27 x 19 x 19 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Engine oil, Spark plug T wrench, tool pouch, 10 mm combination wrench, user manual and Phillips screw driver

Yes

Comes with engine oil, operators manual and a quick start up and shutdown guide

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Indicates instantly using low oil sensor when the oil is low in the fuel tank

Yes

Has an hour meter – shows the amount of time remaining for automatic shut down for low oil

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Will power off automatically after the low oil indicator

Yes

Yes, generator will go off once low has reached minimum in fuel tank

Noise Level

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

76 dBA noise level

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

- Comes with Engine oil, Spark plug T wrench, tool pouch, 10 mm combination wrench, user manual and Phillips screw driver included accessories - Features an automatic voltage regulation, resettable circuit, fuel gauge and inbuilt hour meter - Dense and handy generator to transport from one place to another - Uncomplicated to start using the recoil or pull-start mechanism - Comprises of a maximum starting wattage 3050 watts and runs at 2500 watts - RV ready through a digital hour meter, outlet rubber dust covers and an insight gas gauge - Generator contains indicator lights to inform you instantly oil is minimum - Use the gasoline fuel type only - Built with a 208 cc 4-Stroke OHV that can be air cooled - Outlets (1) 120 Volts AC outlets, (1) 12 Volts DC power port, and (2) 5 Volts DC USB outlets with rubberized outlet covers to safeguard from unwanted particles - Noise level of 76 decibels - Warranty period is for 2 years - This generator has an overload protection system to prevent over spilling of gasoline - A large fuel tank capacity of 4 gallons that can run for 11 hours at a 1/2 load - It has a heavy duty steel frame that has been powder coated - Multipurpose generator to solve lighting, power tools and other small appliances - Built with an open frame

Yes

- Outlets built with rubber covers that guards against elements - 10 inch never go flat solid wheels that can easily climb over any surface - A long runtime of 12 hours to keep you powered during power shortages - Features a power surge alternator that created a short surge power required to start large and small appliances and tools - A fold up handle with rubber details to prevent slipping off hands - High quality metallic fuel tank with a 5 gallon capacity - Portable generator that can be transported to any place without difficulty - Comes with engine oil, manual and easy start and stop guide - Built with a multi featured control panel that has a circuit breaker protection - Its overhead Valve (OHV) technology helps the generator to run cooler and longer - Heavy duty 389 cc engine type that is reliable and long lasting - Generator has been framed for durability - High start of 6250 watts and operation of 5000 watts - Suitable for portable power needs with its 4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet - Built for multi-purpose because it is RV ready, camping and homes - Contains a low oil shut down to save engine from damage - Great design that easily blends with décor - Built with an open frame design

Cons

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

- Cannot light up heavy appliances like big fridges and air conditioners - Wheels not included to ease on portability - Uses only a single type of fuel and is not flexible - Cold start technology is not included - This brand is not CARB complaint - It uses gasoline which can be explosive when exposed to fire - Not an entirely quiet generator - It is not able to electric start for effortless start

Yes

- Not created for solar usage – no direct sun charge - Uses only one type of fuel – might be costly - Does not recoil to start running - Might be hard to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver over - Uses gasoline which is inflammable

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