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Ford FG3050P M Series VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000:

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Ford FG3050P M Series VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is portable

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Peak Wattage 3050 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

2500 watts of running power

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Spends 11 hours on a 50% load

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Runs only on gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20.8 Amps

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

7 horsepower

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

208 cc engine type

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Meets all the standards of EPC certification

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

User friendly start ability – uses the traditional quick pull method

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4 gallon fuel tank capacity using gasoline

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Spends 11 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Low oil shut off with overload protection

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

FG3050P can be air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

208 cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

76 decibels

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Framed using heavy duty powder coated steel frame for durability

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It has an open frame design

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

93 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

2 year limited warranty period

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

27 x 19 x 19 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Will power off automatically after the low oil indicator

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

76 dBA noise level

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Ford FG3050P M Series
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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