CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. DuroMax XP4400E

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Runners Up:

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:

DuroMax XP4400E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4400E :

  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX7 HP engine
  • button icon It provides the added power to run demanding high amperage tools and appliances
  • button icon Has surge arrest which protect your generator from power surges.
  • button icon Gas Powered Portable Generator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP4400E

  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
  • EPA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. DuroMax XP4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

Portable

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

4,400 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

3,500 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

it runs on gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

11.46 Hours

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

The generator can be electrically started

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

Yes

Yes, it uses dual fuel for its operations

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

224 cc

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

Engine Speed 3600 Rpm

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

it is CARB complaint

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

it is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, the generator is easy to start since it provides two options to be started (electric /recoil)

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

11.6 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

The generator immediately shut-off after sensing that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled which prevents engine damage

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

7Db, it has an auto throttle switch which deals with noise reduction

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can be used on job sites, recreations , home light

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

the generator is framed for durability

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

Electric switch / recoil start

DuroMax XP4400E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
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 and One 120/240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

Yes, it is a portable item which easies its transportation from place to place

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

127LBS

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Solid - fill wheels

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Has Fold handles for easy transportation

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

3 Years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

Owner’s manual, spark plug wrench, wheel and handle kit, oil funnel, tool set and DC charging cables

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it shuts off to indicate low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

The generator shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low which protects the engine

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
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

o It has got a powerful 7 Hp engine which is able to accept high wattage loads so easily. o Its operations are quiet since it has a heavy duty frame with four points which are fully isolated motor mounts. o You can opt to electric start it or recoil start making it easy to be used.

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4400E
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

o It is bulky in terms of transportation o It produces a dangerous chemical (carbon dioxide) which is harmful to people’s lives. o It is noisy during operations hence causing noise pollution in the environment.

Overall Winner

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