CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. Firman W03082

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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 W03082

Reasons to buy Firman W03082 :

  • button icon Long run time of 9 hours
  • button icon Features a wheel kit and built durable wheels
  • button icon Has a whisper series muffler – 59 decibels only
  • button icon Portable and powerful generator with only 109 pounds
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman W03082

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

Ford FG5250PBE

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

COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. Firman W03082

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

Portable to lift or transport to another venue

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

3300 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

3000 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

Features easy to use control panel with covered outlets – RV ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

N/A

Yes

Spends 9 hours on a 1.8 gallon tank load

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Recoil start – reliable form of start

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
No

Yes

Electric start and first pull

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

No

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Gas type

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

Gas type

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

224 cc

Yes

Max Pro Series 171cc Farman Engine – enough to deliver 9 hours of run time

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

CARB certified

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
No

Yes

Meets standards of EPA – EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

Up to 3 starting options – easy button push electric starts, recoil system and first pull. All are user friendly

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

1.8 gallon tank – continuous runtime for 9 hours

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

9 hours after a tank load

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

Shuts off when low oil is remaining in fuel tank

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

Yes, it can be air cooled. Prevents overheating of engine

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

171 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

Only 59 dBA – whisper quiet operation

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
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 – can be taken to camps, home, tailgating and work places

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

Yes – use the Eco mode to vary power load required and built in parallel kit to maximize power for different appliances

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

N/A

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

Effortless push the button to start. No need for complicated startup steps

Firman W03082

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Built with an open frame design

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V, (1) USB 5VDV and (1)DC Outlet 12V8.3A

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

Lightweight generator. Can be carried transported effortlessly

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

109 pounds only. Lightweight generator

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

Yellow 5.0 inches plastic flat free - 2 wheels

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

Has a built tuff-stuff handle. U Shaped and folding Handle

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

Up to 3 years of warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

Comes with oil, battery charger cable, shipping bracket wrenches, spark plug wrench, manual and a funnel

Ford FG5250PBE

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

has overload indicator lights for low oil

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

shuts down on low oil. Also has idle control switch

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

Whisper Series muffler – noise barely heard

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
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

- Generator is EPA, CARB and cETL certified - Has a running watts of 3000 and starting watts of 3300 - Built with a U shaped folding handle for a comfortable grip - Fuel system is made using steel for durability - Features and idle control switch to save fuel for later use - Runs on fuel in its 1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity - Comes with all the accessories required such as oil, battery charger cable, shipping bracket wrenches, spark plug wrench, manual and a funnel - Engine is efficient and can run cool - Control panel placed at the front for easy and quick access - Contains a powerful inverter built to last long - Up to 3 starting options such as easy button push electric starts, recoil system and first pull - Built with an overload indicator lights to show low oil - Has an automatic voltage regular for consistent and clean power supply - Measures only 109 pounds – can easily be carried up stairs - Whisper Series muffler ensures a peaceful operation - Up to 3 years on warranty - Has an eco mode that varies power load if required to maximize fuel efficiency - Inbuilt parallel kit for double power in inverter generator - Multi-purpose and heavy duty generator

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman W03082
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 able to be solar charged - Makes use of only one fuel type - Wheels made using plastic material – might be slippery - Doesn’t run using propane fuel type

Overall Winner

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