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Ford FG5250PBE

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Winner:

Ford FG5250PBE

Reasons to buy Ford FG5250PBE:

  • button icon Framed for durability with M frame steel
  • button icon Drop down handle with comfortable grip
  • button icon 11 hours of run time on 1/2 gasoline load
  • button icon Dual fuel with a switch and go technology
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PERFORMANCE:

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Portable
  • Starting Watts
  • Running Stats
  • RV Ready
  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • FUEL TYPE
  • AMPERAGE
  • VOLTAGE
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • Easy to Start
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Gasoline)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Noise Level (dBA)
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Starting method
DESIGN:

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Open Frame
  • Outlets
  • Portable
  • Weight
  • Wheel type
  • Handle style
  • Warranty
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
  • Included Accessories
SAFETY:

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
  • Noise Level
CONCLUSION

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Pros
  • Cons

COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

RV ready with a travel trailer 30-R receptacle and digital data center

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Recoil start

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
No

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

30 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

224 cc

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

4 stroke

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
No

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
No

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
No

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Utilizes a easy to start traditional pull-start mechanism and also a simple and elegant electric starter

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

4 gallon steel fuel tank capacity with a 0.36 GPH of fuel consumption

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

20 lbs tank size for propane – comes with about 0.52 GPH or propane consumption

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Spends up to 9 hours on a 1/2 propane load

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Air cooled

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Multi-purpose – built with a spark arrestor for forests and camps. Also has transfer switch ready for homes and offices

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Handle heavy duty lighting requirements and keeps family connected during power blackouts

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

(1) 120V 30A (RV) outlet, (1) Duplex 120V 20A outlet and (1) 120/240V 30A twist-lock outlet (L14-30)

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

108 pounds

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Attached with 8 inch never flat wheels. Big enough to mount raised surfaces

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Features a pair of drop down handles – rubberized at the top for a comfort grip

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

2 years warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Low oil and over load protection- indicates once oil is low

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

- Features high starting watts 5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane - Running watts of 4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane - Multi-purpose generator constructed with a spark arrestor for forests and camps. Also has transfer switch ready for homes and offices - Outlets are (1) 120V 30A (RV) outlet, (1) Duplex 120V 20A outlet and (1) 120/240V 30A twist-lock outlet (L14-30) - Easy to start using the traditional pull-start mechanism and also features an elegant electric starter - RV ready through a travel trailer 30-R receptacle and digital data center - Generator contains a low oil and over load protection that turns off engine - Works on both gasoline and propane fuel types - Drop down handle style with a rubberized material to give you a comfortable handle - Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose of included accessories - Up to 20 lbs of tank size for propane and about 0.52 GPH or propane consumption - Noise level of 76 decibels for a quiet operation - Comes with large 8 inch never flat wheels that easily mounts over raised surfaces

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
Yes

- It is not EPA or CSA certified - Generator produces some sound while it is running - Heavy to lift on stairs and other highly raised surfaces - Cold start technology is not listed - It is expensive to purchase gas and propane

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