CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Electric Start
  • EPA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • EPA Certified
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COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

224 cc

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

(Two) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Tool Set, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and Owner's Manual

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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