CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG5250PBE VS. Firman WH03041

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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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Runners Up:

Firman WH03041

Reasons to buy Firman WH03041 :

  • button icon Powered by both gasoline and propane
  • button icon Runs for 10 hours 0n a 1.8 gallon tank
  • button icon Multi feature control panel with covered outlets
  • button icon 58 db quiet whisper hybrid series
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Ford FG5250PBE

  • HORSEPOWER
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Ford FG5250PBE

Reasons why we like it:

COMPARISON – Ford FG5250PBE VS. Firman WH03041

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Yes, this is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator with a lightweight build

Starting Watts

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

5250 watts for gas and 4250 watts for propane

Yes

3300 Starting Watts

Running Stats

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

4750 watts for gasoline and 3800 watts for propane

Yes

3000 Running Watts

RV Ready

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Gas Powered

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

N/A

Yes

Runs for 10 hours on 50% load

Recoil Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Recoil start

Electric Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
No

No

Dual Fuel

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Utilizes dual fuel for flexibility

Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Liquid propane and gasoline with patented switch and go technology

Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

AMPERAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

30 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120 Volts

FREQUENCY

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Frequency at 60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

N/A

No

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

224 cc

Yes

171 cc

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
No

No

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
No

No

Easy to Start

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

Just simply pull start to begin generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Runs for 11 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

10 hours of runtime on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

10 hours of nonstop power supply

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Automatic low oil shut-off system

Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Air Cooled

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

Engine air cools using through the Phoenix Fat Head Block

Engine Capacity

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

224 cc OHV engine - 4 stroke engine capacity

Yes

Max Pro Series 171 cc engine

Voltmeter

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

76 decibels of noise level

Yes

58 decibels

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose – great during camping, tailgating, work sites and homes

Heavy Duty

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

Effortlessly powers different kinds of appliance and lighting needs – Heavy duty

Solar Generator

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Framed for durability with rugged M frame style

Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty vinyl – guards’ generator from snow, rain, scratches, dust storms and other elements outdoors.

Starting method

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Recoil and electric starting method

Yes

Recoil starting method

Ford FG5250PBE

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

FG5250PBE has an open frame for stability

Yes

Generator contains a open frame design

Outlets

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
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) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV

Portable

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Wheels and handle make generator portable during movement

Yes

Portable through the wheels, handle and low weight

Weight

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

108 pounds

Yes

110 pounds

Wheel type

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

Features a 5.5 inch heavy duty wheels. Easily maneuvers across different surfaces

Handle style

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

Folding handle style

Warranty

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

2 years warranty

Yes

3 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

27 x 19 x 22 inches

Yes

30 x 22.8 x 22 inches

Included Accessories

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Comes with Oil, tool kit, funnel and propane hose

Yes

12V battery cable, oil bottle, a volt lock automatic voltage regulator, tool kit and funnel

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

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

Yes

Alerts user when the oil in the fuel tank is low

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once oil is low and not refilled

Yes

Automatically switches off once more oil has not been added in fuel tank

Noise Level

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
Yes

76 dBA noise level – quieter than a vacuum cleaner

Yes

58 decibels noise level with a whisper hybrid dual fuel series

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
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

It features up to 3300 starting watts and 3000 running watts - It runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 58 decibels - Portable with a briefcase weight of less than 110 pounds - Runs on both gasoline and propane making it flexible - Built with a 1.8 fuel tank capacity - This generator contains an automatic low oil and overload shutdown protection - Features a 171 cc with a cast iron sleeve - Is able to provide up to 30 Amps of dependable power - Has a long run time of about 10 hours on a 1/2 fuel load - Generator is both EPA certified and is CARB complaint - Its multi featured control panel is placed suitably with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty period - Heavy duty generator avails power to light up indoors and outdoors and keep your family connected during power blackout - Accessories include Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench. - Features a volt lock automatic voltage regulator that produces a clean and steady power output from stream alternator - Outlets includes (2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV - It comes with a Less than 3% Low THD-Clean power - This model is compact with smaller storage dimensions of 30 x 22.8 x 22 inches - Comes with an easy recoil start method

Cons

Ford FG5250PBE
Firman WH03041
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

- This generator doesn’t contain an electric start - Cannot be operated using solar - Generator has not been framed using a metallic or iron roll cage - A cold start technology is not included on the generator

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