CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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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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Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start

No

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

No

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

224 cc

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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 since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

Electric start

Ford FG5250PBE

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

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