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TogoPower GG8000 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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8.6
Runners Up:

TogoPower GG8000

Reasons to buy TogoPower GG8000:

  • button icon Provides back up power and RV ready
  • button icon Low oil indicator and shut down
  • button icon Rain protection cover
  • button icon Runs for 8.6 hours on a 1/2 load
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Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

TogoPower GG8000

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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COMPARISON – TogoPower GG8000 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8000 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

6500 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Rain protection cover and high power makes it RV ready

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It takes 8.6 hours running on a 50% gasoline load

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric start

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gasoline with a 90# Petrol fuel type

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120/240 Volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

420 cc 4-Stroke OHV TogoPower engine type

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RPM engine speed

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Is qualified for EPA III certification

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Cold start technology created for very cold places

No

Easy to Start

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Simply press the button on the unit to begin the generator

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

A 6.6 gallon tank capacity of gasoline

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8.6 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Can turn off automatically once the engine has low oil remaining

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Engine capacity of 420 cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Constructed to handle multipurpose power provision. Best for tailgating, hunting, job sites RV camping, boating, job sites, fishing and homes

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Heavy duty – provides enough energy to home appliances like fridges, phones, TV, laptops and air conditioners

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Framed for durability using steel material

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric starting method with a push button

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features an open frame design

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 Volt outlet

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Portable and light to move to another location

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

198.4 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Heavy duty roller wheels. Assists to shift the generator across multiple surfaces

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Convenient folding handle style. Comfortable in the hands at all times

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

28.6 x21.7 x 23.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Spark plug sleeve, instruction manual engine oil, engine oil funnel, handle, wheel set, rain protection cover and quality assurance card

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

TogoPower GG8000

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Can light to indicate low oil remainder in fuel tank

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

GG800 features a low oil shutdown activated when oil is at minimum

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- Powerful engine speed of 3600 RPM - A low oil shutdown happens once the oil is at minimum in fuel tank - Provides a crisis power supply for approximately 8.6 hours long after a 1/2 fuel load - Is steel framed for durability - Included accessories are Spark plug sleeve, instruction manual engine oil, engine oil funnel, handle, wheel set, rain protection cover and quality assurance card - It is portable with wheels and easies movement in different places - Will Start at 8000 watts and will run at 6500 watts of power - Features a heavy duty roller wheels that moves on various floor surfaces without any hassle - Heavy duty generator provides energy to provides enough energy to home appliances like fridges, phones, TV, laptops and air conditioners - Warranty lasts for one year after purchase - Rainproof cover will guard the generator from bad weather conditions - 3.17 gallon fuel tank capacity - Built with a cold start technology that protects generator from cold weathers - Has an inbuilt hour meter that counts down the run time - A compact build with dimensions of 28.6 x21.7 x 23.5 inches for small storage - Uses an over load indicator to alert you have filled the fuel tank beyond capacity - Generator is both EPA and CARP certified for safety - Air cooled 420 cc 4-Stroke OHV TogoPower engine type

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

TogoPower GG8000
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- It is heavy to lift the generator over stairs or other highly raised surfaces where wheels cant mount - Uses only the electric kind of starting method without recoil - Doesn’t have the ability to use solar as fuel type - Uses only gasoline which is highly inflammable - This generator is not CSA certified

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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