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Ford FG3050P M Series VS. DuroStar DS12000EH

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Winner:

DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS12000EH:

  • button icon It has Idle control which Lowers the RPMs of the generator when it’s not in use which saves fuel
  • button icon Has a powerful durostart engine which is powered by 18HP and 457cc
  • button icon Has a quiet muffler which reduces engine noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power with 12000 starting watts and 9500 running watts
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Runners Up:

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 :

DuroStar DS12000EH

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Ford FG3050P M Series VS. DuroStar DS12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

it is portable

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Peak Wattage 3050 watts

Yes

12,000 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

2500 watts of running power

Yes

9500 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

No

Gas Powered

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

It is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Spends 11 hours on a 50% load

No

Recoil Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

It is optional

Electric Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It is optional

Dual Fuel

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel which gives you the Freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Runs only on gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

20.8 Amps

Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

7 horsepower

Yes

18 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

208 cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Meets all the standards of EPC certification

Yes

It is EPA approved

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

User friendly start ability – uses the traditional quick pull method

Yes

It is easy to start since it is equipped with electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

4 gallon fuel tank capacity using gasoline

Yes

8.3 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

4 gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Spends 11 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

8.83 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Low oil shut off with overload protection

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor which protects the engine from damage

Air Cooled

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

FG3050P can be air cooled

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

208 cc

Yes

457cc

Voltmeter

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

76 decibels

Yes

72DBA

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can power up several tools at the same time

Heavy Duty

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can power up high voltage equipment such as lights, sump pump, medical equipment and others

Solar Generator

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Framed using heavy duty powder coated steel frame for durability

Yes

It is frame for durability

Starting method

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Electric / recoil method

DuroStar DS12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

It has an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
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

(TWO) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI,(ONE) 120V 30A (L5-30R),(ONE) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) and (ONE) 120/240V 50A (14-50R)

Portable

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable dvice

Weight

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

93 pounds

Yes

221 lbs

Wheel type

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

N/A

No

Warranty

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

2 year limited warranty period

Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

27 x 19 x 19 inches

Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

Included Accessories

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

12V Generator Battery, Generator Wheel Kit, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner's Manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It has an oil warning light which lights indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Will power off automatically after the low oil indicator

Yes

It shuts down if the low oil warning light lights in order to protect the engine from damage

Noise Level

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

76 dBA noise level

Yes

72 DBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
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

Has a heavy duty frame with four points fully isolated motor mounts for smooth quiet operation. It is designed with dual Fuel Technology which allows you to run your generator on Propane or Gas. It has several accessories included Has a fully featured power panel

Cons

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroStar DS12000EH
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

It has a low fuel efficiency It relatively has low run time Has no remote start It is heavy

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DuroStar DS12000EH Check price here....

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