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Pulsar PG3250 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

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Winner:

Pulsar PG3250

Reasons to buy Pulsar PG3250:

  • button icon Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load
  • button icon Features an automatic voltage regulation
  • button icon Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Heavy duty powder coated frame
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator :

  • button icon Runs a total of 14 hours on a 50% load of gasoline
  • button icon 5 gallons fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Up to household outlets and 1 RC outlet
  • button icon 7 inch never go flat wheels
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG3250

  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG3250

  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Pulsar PG3250

Reasons why we like it:

  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG3250 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Portable with a lightweight frame that can be moved to any place

Yes

Requires less effort to transport – portable with wheels and handle to support transportation

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3250 watts of gasoline

Yes

4375 watts – can light and power up small tools

Running Stats

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Runs at 2500 watts

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

RV ready – built with an automatic voltage regulation and an overload protection

Yes

RV ready – features a travel trailer 30 R receptacle

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Fueled by gasoline. Takes in 5 gallons at 1/2 load

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It will take 12 hours running on a 1/2 load

Yes

About 14 hours on full tank. Long time of power supply

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Yes – recoil to start

Electric Start

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Works using gasoline fuel type only

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

27 Amperage

Yes

Runs at 29.2 amps and at a peak 36.5 amps

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

120 voltage

Yes

Delivers AC 120 V –has an automatic voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz – can finish 60 cycles of complete wave sequence in a second

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

7 Horsepower

No

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

208cc engine type

Yes

308 cc 4 stroke OHV engine type – durable and reliable overtime

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

Meets all the CSA standards – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Approved for safety – EPA Certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Easy to start using the common recoil start method. Just pull start to enjoy emergency power

Yes

Use a easy convectional pull start mechanism to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

Up to 5 gallons of gasoline capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Continuously runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

Spends 14 hours of runtime – at 50%. No need for regular fueling

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Features a low oil shut off that is activated instantly

No

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Generator can be air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc OHV Single Cylinder 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

308 cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Quietly runs at 68 dBA noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Multipurpose ability built for job sites, homes and any other outdoor recreation activities

Yes

Powers up small tools, RV air conditioner and backup power for home – multi purpose

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Heavy duty – can handle up to one large appliance and other smaller devices like phones, laptops etc at the same time

Yes

Takes up heavy duty tasks with ease – RV camping, home lighting and connection

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty powder coated frame

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Uses a recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil or manual start method - rewind the recoil starter to begin

Pulsar PG3250

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Open frame design

Outlets

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

(2) 120V Outlets & (1) 12V DC Output

Yes

1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlet

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Its lightweight build of only 97 pounds makes it portable to move to multiple places

Yes

Can be transferred to any location for use without much effort

Weight

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

97 pounds in weight

Yes

114.6 pounds

Wheel type

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

7 inches never go flat wheels – glides smoothly across multiple floors

Handle style

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

The steel frames on both sides can be used as the handle when transporting

Yes

Folding handle – easies movement to other places

Warranty

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

One year limited warranty

Yes

2 years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

24 x 19 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Comes with oil – helps with maintenance of generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Inbuilt with a low oil indicator to alert you once low is low in the fuel tank

No

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Has a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically

No

Noise Level

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

68 decibels of noise level with a muffler

Yes

N/A

Pulsar PG3250

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

- Runs on a 68 decibels noise level with a muffler - Starts at 3250 for gas and 2500 watts of gasoline - This generator uses the gasoline fuel type which is easily accessible - Lightweight provides a portable design when shifting to another locations - Features a high 120 volts - Contains a heavy duty powder coated frame that is durable for ages - Built with (2) 120V Outlets & (1) 12V DC Output that can power both large and small appliances - Spends up to 12 hours running continuously on only a 1/2 load of gasoline - It means the EPA standards for certification - Contains a low oil indicator and automatically shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank - Warranty period lasts for a limited one year period - Generator is RV Ready to run both indoors and outdoors - A large 4 gallon fuel tank capacity that delivers an extended run time - Comes with a OHV single cylinder 4 stroke engine type that can be air cooled and is reliable - Constructed with a solid and compact dimensions of 24 x 19 x 18 inches only - Multipurpose ability created for work sites, homes, camps, tailgating and other outdoor activities

Yes

- A powerful 208 cc OHV Briggs & Stratton power built 4 stroke - High quality metallic fuel tank with 5 gallon capacity - Up to 4375 starting watts and 3500 of running watts - RV ready through the travel trailer 30 R receptacle - Spends about 14 hours of runtime of a 1/2 load - Has a never go flat wheel type of 7 inches – can easily maneuver over different surfaces - Simple method of start through recoil - Built with an automatic voltage regulation system - Can power up small tools and provide power back up from homes - Easily powers up recreational vehicle using 120 V / 30A RV - Generator has been framed for durability - Comes with an included accessories such as oil - Quality assurance through 2 year warranty - Is entirely CSA certified for safety - Generators works at a great 29.2 amps with a peak of 36.5 amps - Has a suitable size of dimensions that can easily be stored - Contains a spark arrestor - Folding handle makes transportation of generator simple - 1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlets

Cons

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

- It doesn’t have an electric start option - Wheels and lockdown handles that are great for transportation are not included - This generator is not flexible enough to use dual fuel types - A cold start technology is not featured on this generator - Cannot use solar to provide emergency power - It is not CARB compliant or CSA certified

Yes

- Doesn’t have a low oil shut off ability - Not built with an electric start ability - Uses only a single type of fuel – gasoline - No indication alert when fuel tank is almost empty - Cannot be solar charged directly from the sun - Is not EPA and CARB certified - Engine is not air cooled - Slightly heavy to carry up stairs or lift to a car - Gasoline can leak which is harmful - Not constructed with an inverter

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