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Rainier R4400DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

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Winner:

Rainier R4400DF

Reasons to buy Rainier R4400DF:

  • 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 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 :

Rainier R4400DF

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Rainier R4400DF

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
WINNER :

Rainier R4400DF

  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Rainier R4400DF

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
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COMPARISON – Rainier R4400DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Starting Watts

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

4400 Peak Watts (Gasoline), 10800 Peak Watts (Propane)

Yes

4375 watts – can light and power up small tools

Running Stats

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3600 Running Watts (Gasoline), 8550 Running Watts (Propane)

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

RV ready – features a travel trailer 30 R receptacle

Gas Powered

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Powered through gas

Yes

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

Run Time on Full Tank

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Uses the recoil starting method

Yes

Yes – recoil to start

Electric Start

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start

No

Dual Fuel

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Dual Fuel Open Frame Generator

No

FUEL TYPE

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline, Propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

30A

Yes

Runs at 29.2 amps and at a peak 36.5 amps

VOLTAGE

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

120/240V

Yes

Delivers AC 120 V –has an automatic voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

HORSEPOWER

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

16HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

457cc OHV 4 Stroke Rainier Engine

Yes

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

ENGINE SPEED

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

No

CSA Certified

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

Meets all the CSA standards – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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

Use a easy convectional pull start mechanism to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

Up to 5 gallons of gasoline capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

20 lbs tank

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Features a low oil shut off to protect from engine damage

No

Air Cooled

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Engine automatically air cools to avoid over heating

No

Engine Capacity

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

457cc

Yes

308 cc

Voltmeter

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Digital Multimeter Ac/dc Voltage reader.

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Operational Volume as Low as 72dB

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Framed using a hardened 1 ¼ inches steel tube for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Electric, Recoil

Yes

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

Rainier R4400DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Generator features an open frame design

Yes

Open frame design

Outlets

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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

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

Portable

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

This generator is portable and easily transferred.

Yes

Can be transferred to any location for use without much effort

Weight

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

196 Lbs.

Yes

114.6 pounds

Wheel type

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

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

Handle style

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Two Foam Grip Handles for Your Convenience

Yes

Folding handle – easies movement to other places

Warranty

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Backed By a 3-Year Limited Warranty

Yes

2 years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26 inches

No

Included Accessories

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

Comes with oil – helps with maintenance of generator

Rainier R4400DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Indicates to alert once oil is at minimum in fuel tank

No

Low oil shutdown

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Able to detect low oil remainder and then shuts down automatically

No

Noise Level

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

72dB

Yes

N/A

Rainier R4400DF

CONCLUSION

Pros

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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

- 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

Rainier R4400DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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