CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

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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 XP4850EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4850EH :

  • button icon POWERFUL DUROMAX ENGINE
  • button icon Runs on Propane or Gasoline
  • button icon Maximum power from each of the 120 Volt receptacles
  • button icon Good quality. works as intended
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP4850EH

  • Electric Start
  • EPA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

Yes this generator is portable

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

4850 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

3850 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is RV Ready - portable design, can move anywhere.

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Its gas or propane powered generator.

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

10.42 Hours On Gasoline and 8 hours on Propane

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Recoil start

No

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

Yes

It uses gas and propane.- can more than double your generator’s run time

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Gasoline / Propane. You can use any of those.

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

32.08A / 16.04A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V/ 240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

224 cc

Yes

212cc

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It’s so easy to start and no need of using energy

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
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 XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

10.42 Hours

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.92 Hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut –off sensor to protect the motor

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

This generator can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It's available

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

It's 69 dB and measured from 7 meters

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It's multi-purpose.-used for camping, RV

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties, _can handle heavy loads from lights, and high amperage power tools.

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

Yes it has a frame

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

Electrical Start

DuroMax XP4850EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

its frame is open

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

(2) 120V household GFCI outlets and (1) 120/240V 30A twist lock outlet.

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

You can move it to anywhere

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

125lbs

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – for easy transportation

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

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

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator goes off indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

The generator automatically shuts off when it senses that the oil level is too low

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

• The generator comes in solid steel frame which gives a longer running time without requiring heavy maintenance_ making it less costly. • It supplies sufficient power to bigger households and job site appliances since it has 4850 surge watts and 3850 running watts. • Has an electric starter so you do not need to do the time consuming gruesome recoil start every time you want to use the machine.

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

• Its costs are high (dual fuel) compared to traditional engines- usually 15-30% high. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured because Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • The generator is a potential source of electrical shock incase it’s not kept dry.

Overall Winner

Draw

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