CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG6250P M Series VS. DuroStar DS4000S

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Runners Up:

Ford FG6250P M Series

Reasons to buy Ford FG6250P M Series:

  • button icon Starting Wattage of 6250 watts and running wattage of 3600 watts
  • button icon Provides 11 hours on a 1/2 load
  • button icon 10 inch never flat wheels
  • button icon A digital hour meter
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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4000S :

  • button icon Portable Generator
  • button icon Start-Camping & RV Ready
  • button icon 4,000 starting watts and 3,300 running watts
  • button icon High voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4000S

  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Ford FG6250P M Series

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

COMPARISON – Ford FG6250P M Series VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes, it is portable to shift from one place to the other

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

6250 watts of peak wattage

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Runs at 5250 watts

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Features multiple outlets with covers on control panel – RV Ready

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Runs using gas

Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Dual Fuel

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Gas fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

52.1/26 Amps

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120/240 Voltage

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

15 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

420 cc engine type

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

EPA Certified

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology in order to be able to perform in cold weather.

Easy to Start

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Easy to start through recoil method. Simply pull start to turn on the generator

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it has got only one start type

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

6.6 gallons fuel tank capacity of gasoline

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Spends about 11 hours running after a 1/2 load

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Shuts down on its own on low oil

Yes

Yes, it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Air Cooled

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Air cools to prevent over heating

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled since it has got a forced air cooling system

Engine Capacity

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

420 cc 4 stroke OHV engine capacity

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

78 dBA

Yes

69Db-it has got two pairs of isolated motor mounts which reduce noise levels

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Multi-purpose generator – ideal for home owners, job site, camping and tailgating

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can serve as a household backup generator as well as a construction power source

Heavy Duty

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Can deliver maximum power to 3 different appliances and provide emergency power - Heavy duty

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Framed using heavy duty powder coated M-Frame steel. Suitable for use even at job sites

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil method

DuroStar DS4000S

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

(2) Duplex 120V 20A GFCI with a LED (on) indicators, (1) 120V 30A twist-lock (NEMA L5-30) and (1) 120/240V AC 30A twist-tock (NEMA L14-30)

Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and one 120 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Portable through its wheels and handle during its transportation

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

174 pounds

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

10 inch wheel with a Never-Flat build and chrome F-150 motivated rims

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Features a fold down handle with a cushion grip for comfort while moving generator

Yes

two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Warranty

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Up to 2 years warranty

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

31 x 23 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Funnel, oil and tool kit

Yes

Oil funnel, sparkplug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

Ford FG6250P M Series

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

LED indicator alert you once low oil is remaining in fuel tank

Yes

it has got an oil warning light which indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Automatically powers off when oil is not added in tank after warning

Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

78 decibels noise level – provides a quiet operation during power supply

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

- Constructed with a single cylinder 420 cc OHV 4 stroke air cooled engine - Outlets include (2) Duplex 120V 20A GFCI with a LED (on) indicators, (1) 120V 30A twist-lock (NEMA L5-30) and (1) 120/240V AC 30A twist-tock (NEMA L14-30) - Simple to begin using the recoil or pull-start mechanism and - Features a maximum starting wattage 6250 watts and runs at 5250 watts - RV ready through the multiple outlets with covers on control panel - Generator contains a LED indicator lights to infirm you when oil is minimum - Use the gasoline fuel types - Noise level of 78 decibels for a smooth operation - Comes with large 10 inch never flat wheels with chrome F-150 motivated rims that easily mounts over raised surfaces - Drop down handle style with a cushion grip to give you a comfortable handle - Comes with Oil, tool kit, user manual and funnel as included accessories - Compact and portable generator during movement - A large fuel tank capacity of 6.6 gallons that can run for 11 hours at a 50% load - It has a heavy duty steel frame that has been powder coated - Includes a digital data center with a control panel to provide information on hours and hertz - Warranty period is for 2 years

Yes

• This generator has got 4000 surge watts which make it good for powering large appliances or power tools. • It has got a powerful 7HP engine which provides plenty of power to handle many jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools. • It has got motor stabilizerswhich lowers the noise level for a substantial amount. • It has is designed with in built voltmeter which is a great addition for people with sensitive devices. • It has a super quiet muffle which reduces engine noise. • It has full power panel with oil warning light, voltmeter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

Cons

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

- This generator is not CARB compliant - 78 decibels noise level makes some sound when running - It doesn’t have the electric start option - Is not flexible enough to use dual fuel type. Only uses gasoline alone - Doesn’t feature a cold start technology - Generator is not CSA certified for safety

Yes

• The generator has no RV ready outlet meaning that a manual connection must be made. • It is a heavy machine since it weighs 102 pounds hence making it not easy to be relocated. • Recoil starting is time consuming which delays work.

Overall Winner

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