CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. Firman H03652

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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:

Firman H03652

Reasons to buy Firman H03652 :

  • button icon Long run time of 14 hours
  • button icon Dual fuel generator
  • button icon Features a low oil shut off and indicator
  • button icon Has a multi featured control panel
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman H03652

  • Electric Start
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

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

COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. Firman H03652

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator to transport around

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 starting watts for propane

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

3650 running watts for gas and 3300 running watts for propane

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

RV ready with its multi feature control panel and covered outlets

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

N/A

Yes

Runs for 14 hours

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Can be recoil started

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
No

Yes

Features a user friendly electric start

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

Yes

Gasoline or propane fuel – provides flexibility

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Gas and propane – with an extended 5 foot propane hose

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

224 cc

Yes

208 cc dual fuel engine

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

This portable generator is CARB compliant.

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
No

No

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
No

No

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

No need of using a lot of effort to start generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

Contains 5 gallon tank capacity combined with fuel gauge

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

About 20 lb propane cylinder capacity

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Spends 14 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

Takes up to 11 hours on a 1/2 load

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

Has a low oil shut off – saves engine from damage

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

Engine runs air cool to prevent overheating

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

Max Pro Series 208cc Firman engine

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

67 dBA noise level

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

It’s a multipurpose engine – can be used at camps, homes, job sites and to provide emergency power

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

Built for heavy duty – lights up the place and powers up multiple appliances

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

Tubular roll cage frame design – makes generator durable for a long time

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

Both electrical and recoil starting methods

Firman H03652

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Open frame design

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

(2) 5-20 R 20 A-120 V, (1) TT-30 R 30 A-120 V and (1) L5-30 R 30 A-120 V twist lock

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

Wheels and handle make it very portable

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

127.7 pounds

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

This generator has a 8 inch heavy duty wheel

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

Built with as U-shaped padded handle - provides an ergonomic grip

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

3 years warranty on commercial use and 90 day warranty for residential use

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

Comes with engine oil, 5.5 ft LPG regulator hose , funnel and assembly tool kit

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

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

Yes

Uses a 4 in one minder indicate low oil

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

Will shut down automatically when battery is low

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

Features a whisper series muffler with 67 dBA – makes generator run quiet

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
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

- Comes with a 4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 starting watts for propane - Contains a 5 gallon tank combined with a fuel gauge - 3650 running watts for gas and 3300 running watts for propane - Can provide clean fuel and efficient power - The multi feature control panel and covered outlets makes it always RV ready - Built with (2) 5-20 R 20 A-120 V, (1) TT-30 R 30 A-120 V and (1) L5-30 R 30 A-120 V twist lock - Heavy duty engine that can sort all you lighting needs and power different appliances - Uses a dual fuel system of both gas and propane - Features a tubular roll cage frame design for durability - Up to 3 years warranty on commercial use and 90 day warranty for residential use - Shuts down automatically once batter is low - Built with small dimensions to assist during storage - Includes engine oil, funnel and assembly tool kit and 5.5 ft LPG regulator hose - Easy to start without using much effort - Is EPA, CARB and cETL certified to be used in many countries - Portable and can easily be transported both indoors and outdoors - It has a volt lock automatic voltage regulator

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman H03652
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

- Not constructed with a cold start technology - Cannot use solar as fuel - The propane tank is not included

Overall Winner

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