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Ford FG6250P M Series VS. DuroStar DS5500EH

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Winner:

DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS5500EH:

  • button icon Has an Idle control which holds RPM at a constant level even under heavy loads which saves fuel and reduces noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power- 5500 starting watts and 4500 running watts
  • button icon Runs on dual fuel which gives you freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.
  • button icon Has a powerful 225cc OHV engine which allows it to power up your essentials
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS5500EH

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
WINNER :

Ford FG6250P M Series

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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Ford FG6250P M Series VS. DuroStar DS5500EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

6250 watts of peak wattage

Yes

5500 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Runs at 5250 watts

Yes

4500 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Features multiple outlets with covers on control panel – RV Ready

Yes

Ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Runs using gas

No

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

NA

Recoil Start

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
No

Yes

Electric start is optional

Dual Fuel

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
No

Yes

It is designed to use propane / gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Gas fuel type

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

52.1/26 Amps

Yes

36.6A / 18.8A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

120/240 Voltage

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 HZ

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

15 HP

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

420 cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
No

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

EPA Certified

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
No

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an optional electric key and an optional recoil start key

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

6.6 gallons fuel tank capacity of gasoline

Yes

4 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
No

Yes

20 lb

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Spends about 11 hours running after a 1/2 load

Yes

8 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
No

Yes

8 hours at ½ load on 20 lb. tank

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Shuts down on its own on low oil

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor to protect the engine from being damaged

Air Cooled

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Air cools to prevent over heating

Yes

It is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

420 cc 4 stroke OHV engine capacity

Yes

224cc

Voltmeter

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

Available

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

78 dBA

Yes

69 dba

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tools at once

Heavy Duty

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

It a heavy duty equipment since it is able to run high voltage equipments at any time you need

Solar Generator

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Electric / recoil method

DuroStar DS5500EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

It has a frame

Outlets

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
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

(1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (2)120V 20A GFCI Outlet

Portable

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Portable through its wheels and handle during its transportation

Yes

It is portable since it is easily transported

Weight

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

174 pounds

Yes

130 lbs

Wheel type

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

Has a Wheel kit w/ front handle for easy transporting

Warranty

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Up to 2 years warranty

Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

31 x 23 x 22 inches

Yes

36.00 x 24.00 x 24.00 Inches

Included Accessories

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

Funnel, oil and tool kit

Yes

8" Pneumatic Knobby Style Solid Fill Tires, Flip-Up Stow Away Handles, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner's Manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

It automatically shuts off indicating low oil

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil is low to protect the engine

Noise Level

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
Yes

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

Yes

69 dba

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
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

• It is designed to run on propane / gasoline for maximum convenience • It uses propane which can be stored for many years • Has a super quite muffler which reduces noise during operations • The generator sits on a frame with four-point isolated motor mounts which enables smooth operation. • Has flexible line that allows easy connecting to all tanks of different sizes.

Cons

Ford FG6250P M Series
DuroStar DS5500EH
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

No

Ford FG6250P M Series

Overall Winner

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