CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. DuroStar DS12000EH

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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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DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS12000EH :

  • button icon It has Idle control which Lowers the RPMs of the generator when it’s not in use which saves fuel
  • button icon Has a powerful durostart engine which is powered by 18HP and 457cc
  • button icon Has a quiet muffler which reduces engine noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power with 12000 starting watts and 9500 running watts
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PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • Handle style
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Ford FG5250PBE

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Voltmeter
  • Handle style
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COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. DuroStar DS12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

12,000 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

9500 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

No

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

It is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

N/A

No

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

It is optional

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It is optional

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

Yes

It uses dual fuel which gives you the Freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

224 cc

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It is EPA approved

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
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 is equipped with electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
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
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

4 gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

8.83 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

7.2 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor which protects the engine from damage

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

457cc

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

72DBA

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can power up several tools at the same time

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can power up high voltage equipment such as lights, sump pump, medical equipment and others

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

It is frame for durability

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

Electric / recoil method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

(TWO) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI,(ONE) 120V 30A (L5-30R),(ONE) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) and (ONE) 120/240V 50A (14-50R)

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

It is a portable dvice

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

221 lbs

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

No

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

12V Generator Battery, Generator Wheel Kit, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner's Manual

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It has an oil warning light which lights indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

It shuts down if the low oil warning light lights in order to protect the engine from damage

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

72 DBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
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

Has a heavy duty frame with four points fully isolated motor mounts for smooth quiet operation. It is designed with dual Fuel Technology which allows you to run your generator on Propane or Gas. It has several accessories included Has a fully featured power panel

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
DuroStar DS12000EH
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 has a low fuel efficiency It relatively has low run time Has no remote start It is heavy

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