CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

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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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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30469

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30469 :

  • button icon 10 inch wheels that never go flat
  • button icon Up to 13 hours of nonstop operation on 50% load
  • button icon 1650 series OHV 342 cc engine capacity
  • button icon Contains hour meter for monitoring the gas levels
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Ford FG5250PBE

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

Easy to move to multiple venues for power supply

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

7500 starting watts

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

6000 running watts – creates 25% more surge wattage for multiple large devices and power tools at ago

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

30469 is RV ready – rolls over multiple floors for easy movement

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Uses only gas as a source of fuel

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

N/A

Yes

Delivers nonstop 13 hours on a 50% load of run time

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

It recoils to start

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

No

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

25.0 amps – surge

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120/240 Single Phase

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

224 cc

Yes

Made with a 1650 series OHV 342cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

CARB Complaint

No

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

No complicate steps for starting – just recoil

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

7 gallon fuel tank – large tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Takes 13 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

switches off immediately low oil is detected

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

342 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose – can be used in sites, homes and camps

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

Created for heavy duty – can power multiple large appliances plus power tools at ago

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

Has been framed – enhances durability

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

Recoil starts – use the traditional easy method

Ford FG5250PBE

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Features an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

4 of 120-volt outlets and 1 of 120/240-volt 30-amp outlet. Have rubber covers

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

2 wheels and handles enhance portability

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

194 pounds in total weight

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

Equipped with never go flat wheels – 10 inches. Can rise over different floor types easily

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

‘T’ handle type – can be folded down to save space. Material gentle on the hands

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

2 years warranty.

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

Engine oil, manual guide and a quick start guide

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

Uses an hour meter – monitors the remaining gasoline levels in the tank

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

Low oil shut down protection – safeguards engine from damage when oil is very low

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
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

Yes

- Constructed with a long power supply of 13 hours at 1/2 load - Will produce up to 25% more wattage for all your power needs - Powerful 1650 Series OHV 342cc Engine capacity - A 2 year limited warranty given on purchase that protect against workmanship and defects - Inbuilt with power surge alternator for multiple large appliance at the same time - Easy to start through the recoil starting option - High running wattage of 6000 watts and starting wattage of 7500 watts - Contains an hour meter to indicate progress of gas in fuel tank - Never flat 10 inches wheels promote portability to different places - Outlets are covered with rubber material for durability - Built with a single sided control panel – easily accessible - Foldable handles are easy to store and handle - Solid and compact build with 28.7 x 18.4 x 25.3 inches dimensions - Metallic fuel tank material that is non rust - Has a fast engine speed of 3600 RPM - Shuts down automatically once the fuel is low in the tank - Has a multipurpose ability of being used in many locations - Includes engine oil, quick start guide and manual guide as extra accessories

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30469
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

Yes

- Is not EPA or CARB approved - Cannot be started electrically - Uses only one fuel type – gasoline - Doesn’t charge using direct sunlight - Operates with gasoline which is inflammable - A voltage meter is not included - Generator might release harmful substances from gas during use - Difficult to lift off the ground due to its weight – 194 pounds

Overall Winner

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