CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Rainier R12000DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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Winner:

Rainier R12000DF

Reasons to buy Rainier R12000DF:

  • button icon Dual Fuel-Gasoline and Propane
  • button icon EPA and CARB Compliant.
  • button icon Operational Volume as Low as 72dB.
  • button icon Automatic Low Oil Shutdown
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Runners Up:

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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Rainier R12000DF

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Rainier R12000DF

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Rainier R12000DF

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Rainier R12000DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, this generator can easily be transferred to a different location

Yes

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

Starting Watts

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

12000 Peak Watts (Gasoline), 10800 Peak Watts (Propane)

Yes

4375 Watts of starting watts

Running Stats

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

9500 Running Watts (Gasoline), 8550 Running Watts (Propane)

Yes

3,500 Watts of running stats

RV Ready

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Powered through gas

Yes

Operational with gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Up to 17 Hours of Run Time on 6.6G Gas Tank

Yes

Up to 8 hours on full hour run time

Recoil Start

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Uses the recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil starts – easy to start generator

Electric Start

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric start

Yes

N/A

Dual Fuel

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Dual Fuel Open Frame Generator

No

FUEL TYPE

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gasoline: 9500 Rated Watts | 12000 Peak Watts, Propane: 8550 Rated Watts | 10800 Peak Watts

Yes

Uses gasoline to run generator

AMPERAGE

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

30A

Yes

29.0 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120/240V

Yes

120VAC

FREQUENCY

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

16HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

457cc OHV 4 Stroke Rainier Engine

Yes

Power Built OHV Engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Meets the standards of CSA – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is EPA certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

A quick toggle of a switch is all it takes to kickstart this generator into action. With an Easy-to-Use Electric Start Switch, it will save you the hassle of having to pull the recoil start to get the engine started.

Yes

Simple pull to start the engine in the usual traditional method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

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

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

20 lbs tank

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It will run for 8.5 hours on a half load of gasoline.

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It will run for 5.5 hours on a half load of propane.

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Features a low oil shut off to protect from engine damage

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Engine automatically air cools to avoid over heating

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

457cc

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Digital Multimeter Ac/dc Voltage reader.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Operational Volume as Low as 72dB

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Multi-purpose generator – built for use in camps, tailgating, power tool use and provision of emergency backup power for homes

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Heavy duty generator – gives emergency power for lightening, charging appliances, powers up small appliances and tools

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Framed using a hardened 1 ¼ inches steel tube for durability

Yes

Yes, its constructed with a frame

Starting method

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric, Recoil

Yes

Recoil start

Rainier R12000DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Generator features an open frame design

Yes

30745 generator has an open frame

Outlets

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

(1) Duplex 120V 20A GFCI (5-20R), (1) 120V 30A (L5-30R), (1) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) (1) 120/240V 50A (14-50R)

Yes

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

Portable

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

This generator is portable and easily transferred.

Yes

Features wheels and drop down handles – makes generator portable

Weight

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

196 Lbs.

Yes

N/A

Wheel type

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

Has solid wheel type – easily maneuvers across surfaces

Handle style

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Two Foam Grip Handles for Your Convenience

Yes

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

Warranty

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Backed By a 3-Year Limited Warranty

Yes

Up to 2 years of limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26 inches

No

Included Accessories

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

Owner manual guide and an engine oil bottle

Rainier R12000DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Indicates to alert once oil is at minimum in fuel tank

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Able to detect low oil remainder and then shuts down automatically

Yes

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

Noise Level

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

72dB

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

• Low noise level. • Low oil shutdown • Low oil indicator • Light weight and portable • Convenient handle style • open frame design • Framed for durability • Heavy duty • Air cooling

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

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

• It is not a solar generator. • It does not have a cold start generator. • Not 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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