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Ford FG3050P M Series VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

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Winner:

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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Briggs and Stratton 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Portable Generator with Wheels
  • button icon 12 HOURS OF RUNTIME
  • button icon EASY TO USE CONTROL PANEL
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Ford FG3050P M Series

  • RV Ready
  • Recoil Start
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Starting method
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Ford FG3050P M Series

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Recoil Start
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Starting method
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Ford FG3050P M Series VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

it is portable

Yes

Portable Generator with Wheels. 10-INCH WHEELS FOR PORTABILITY

Starting Watts

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Peak Wattage 3050 watts

Yes

5000 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

2500 watts of running power

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

RV Ready

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

Gas Powered

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil start

No

Electric Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Runs only on gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

20.8 Amps

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

7 horsepower

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

208 cc engine type

No

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

CARB Compliant

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Meets all the standards of EPC certification

No

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and 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 and Stratton 30713
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and Stratton 30713
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and 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 and Stratton 30713
Yes

208 cc

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

76 decibels

Yes

Noise Level

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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

Heavy Duty

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil starting method

No

Ford FG3050P M Series

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It has an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and 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 and Stratton 30713
Yes

93 pounds

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

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

Handle style

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and Stratton 30713
Yes

2 year limited warranty period

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

27 x 19 x 19 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and 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 and 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 and Stratton 30713
Yes

76 dBA noise level

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and 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 and 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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