CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG3250 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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Winner:

Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743:

  • button icon Comes with a CO guard Carbon Monoxide shut down
  • button icon Starts on 4375 watts and runs on 3500 watts
  • button icon Metallic 4 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Delivers up to 8 hours of running time on a 50% load
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30743

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG3250 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Can easily be transported to any location. One person can move the generator

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3250 watts of gasoline

Yes

4375 Watts of starting watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Runs at 2500 watts

Yes

3,500 Watts of running stats

RV Ready

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Portable design and size that can easily be moved – RV ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Operational with gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Up to 8 hours on full hour run time

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Recoil starts – easy to start generator

Electric Start

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Works using gasoline fuel type only

Yes

Uses gasoline to run generator

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

27 Amperage

Yes

29.0 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120 voltage

Yes

120VAC

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

7 Horsepower

No

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

208cc engine type

Yes

Power Built OHV Engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Meets the standards of CSA – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Approved for safety – EPA Certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Simple pull to start the engine in the usual traditional method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

Takes in up to 4 gallons of gasoline. Will take 8 hours without refill on 50% load

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Spends a total of 8 hours at 1/2 of gasoline running

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Features a low oil shut off that is activated instantly

Yes

Built to instantly shut off when low oil is detected in tank

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Generator can be air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

208 cc OHV Single Cylinder 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

208cc engine capacity – can run for 8 hours on 1/2 load

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Quietly runs at 68 dBA noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose – can be used during camping trips and at home during power black-outs

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Can handle heavy duty. Able to power a 15,000 BTU RV air conditioner and recreational vehicle

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty powder coated frame

Yes

Yes, its constructed with a frame

Starting method

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Uses a recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil start

Briggs and Stratton 30743

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

30745 generator has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

(1) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Features wheels and drop down handles – makes generator portable

Weight

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

97 pounds in weight

Yes

N/A

Wheel type

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Has solid wheel type – easily maneuvers across surfaces

Handle style

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – has rubbers at the top for a comfortable grip

Warranty

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

One year limited warranty

Yes

Up to 2 years of limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

24 x 19 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

Owner manual guide and an engine oil bottle

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

It will switch off to indicate low oil in the fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

Automatically shuts down on low oil - CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown

Noise Level

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

68 decibels of noise level with a muffler

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

- Made out of quality aluminum material – easy to maintain - Has been certified by CSA for safety - A strong engine with a 208cc engine capacity - Built with an automatic low oil shut down through the CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown - Powerful generator voltage of up to 120 VAC - It comes with a starting watts of 4375 and a running wattage of 3,500 watts - Uses the recoil start system common in most traditional generators - A 4 gallons fuel tank capacity that is able to run for up to 8 hours on a 50% load - Attached with an engine oil bottle and a owner’s manual as additional accessories - Generator is constructed with a circuit breaker to protect engine from harm - (1) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet - Portable and easy to transport through the solid wheels - Bought with a 2 years limited warranty for repair - Features a dual cleaner air cleaner type - Has been framed for durability - Multi-purpose generator can be used in camps, homes and sites - Compact build with 25 inches x 22 inches x 23 inches dimensions - Comfortable grip handle type

Cons

Pulsar PG3250
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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 dual fuel capacity – only uses gasoline - Will not recharge using direct sunlight - Cannot be electric started – recoil starts only - Heavy to lift to the stairs or onto a car - Generator not built with a run time hour meter - Gasoline is inflammable – be careful during use

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