CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w

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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 30708 5750w

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w :

  • button icon Built with a multi featured control panel
  • button icon Lasting operation with 11.5 hours of run time on a 50% load
  • button icon Up to 7185 of starting watts and 5750 watts of running watts
  • button icon Simple recoil starting system
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

Yes this generator is portable – wheels and handles enhance its portability from place to place

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

5750 watts – can run large motor driven appliances and tools at ago

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Has 10 a fold up handle and 10 inch never go flat wheels – RV ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

No

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

No

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

AC - 120/240V 60 Hz – includes an automated voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

224 cc

Yes

389cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Large 7.5 gallons – metallic tank capacity. Provides long hours of run time

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Spends 11.5 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

It is built with low oil shut down. Includes built in fuel gauge and circuit breaker

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Generator is multipurpose – can cool foods, light the house and others connect devices

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Can perform heavy duties – provides lighting to homes, offices, camps and tailgating

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

Recoil start

Ford FG5250PBE

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Features 4 household GFCI 120 V outlets and 1 120/240 V. Use the 30 A locking outlet for any portable needs. Rubber outlet covers guard against elements

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

Low oil and overload protection. Turns off generator on low oil and overload

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
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

• Built with a circuit breaker for protection • Will spend up to 11.5 hours on a 1/2 load • 10 inches never go flat wheels • Created with an open frame • An instant built in overload protection • Handles Fold once placed on the ground • An automatic oil shut off function • Comes with a spark arrestor – suitable for use in forested areas • Makes use of 7185 watts and 5750 watts for start and running • Includes an automated voltage regulation • High quality metallic fuel tank – 7.5 gallons of fuel • Up to 2 years of warranty • Compact size for simple storage - 29 x 26 x 29 inches • Portable to transport to different location • Has a power surge alternator for large motor driven appliances • Delivers a 120240 Voltage run using gasoline • Easily connects to breaker boxes in homes • Comes with data center on control panel • Rubber outlet covers – protects against elements • Keeps your food cold, lights on and family connected during power blackout • No loud noises during run time • Affordable to purchase and maintain • Comes with easy owner’s manual • Has 4 GFCI 120V household outlets, one 120/240V and 30A locking outlet

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
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

• Does not have an electric start option • Not complaint to EPA and CARB • Cannot be run using solar • No dual fuel option – doesn’t use propane • Engine cannot be air cooled • Only one color option – black • Heavy to lift in high surfaces like cars and stairs

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