CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

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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 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Portable Generator with Wheels
  • button icon 12 HOURS OF RUNTIME
  • button icon EASY TO USE CONTROL PANEL
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • RV Ready
  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Starting method
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Starting method
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

Portable Generator with Wheels. 10-INCH WHEELS FOR PORTABILITY

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

5000 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil start

No

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

No

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

224 cc

No

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Press on the button to start. Easy to use control panel with quick guides

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Takes 12 hours running after a 1/2 load. Keeps you connected during long power shortages

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

Created with low oil shut off function. Prevents accidents when oil is at minimum

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

Yes – generator uses the Overhead Valve (OHV) to get air cooled

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

Noise Level

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Can be used for multi-purpose – RV ready, camping, sites and homes

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Power surge alternator – generator can power up both small and large electric appliances during power outages

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

Is framed for durability

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

No

Ford FG5250PBE

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

(4) 120V household outlets and (1) 120/240V, 30A locking outlet – ideal for portable power usage

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Never go flat wheels – 10 inches makes to easy to climb multiple surfaces

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Fold up handle style – ideal for storage especially in places with little space

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

Comes with engine oil, operators manual and a quick start up and shutdown guide

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Has an hour meter – shows the amount of time remaining for automatic shut down for low oil

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

Yes, generator will go off once low has reached minimum in fuel tank

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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

- Outlets built with rubber covers that guards against elements - 10 inch never go flat solid wheels that can easily climb over any surface - A long runtime of 12 hours to keep you powered during power shortages - Features a power surge alternator that created a short surge power required to start large and small appliances and tools - A fold up handle with rubber details to prevent slipping off hands - High quality metallic fuel tank with a 5 gallon capacity - Portable generator that can be transported to any place without difficulty - Comes with engine oil, manual and easy start and stop guide - Built with a multi featured control panel that has a circuit breaker protection - Its overhead Valve (OHV) technology helps the generator to run cooler and longer - Heavy duty 389 cc engine type that is reliable and long lasting - Generator has been framed for durability - High start of 6250 watts and operation of 5000 watts - Suitable for portable power needs with its 4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet - Built for multi-purpose because it is RV ready, camping and homes - Contains a low oil shut down to save engine from damage - Great design that easily blends with décor - Built with an open frame design

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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

- Not created for solar usage – no direct sun charge - Uses only one type of fuel – might be costly - Does not recoil to start running - Might be hard to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver over - Uses gasoline which is inflammable

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