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WEN 56551 Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

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Winner:

WEN 56551 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy WEN 56551 Portable Generator:

  • button icon Powerful 457cc Air-cooled OHV Engine
  • button icon Automatic Voltage Regulator and Overload Protection
  • button icon Digital LED Hour Counter
  • button icon Electric Start System
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Portable Generator with Wheels
  • button icon 12 HOURS OF RUNTIME
  • button icon EASY TO USE CONTROL PANEL
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

WEN 56551 Portable Generator

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Starting method
DESIGN:
WINNER :

WEN 56551 Portable Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
WEN 56551 Portable Generator

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Starting method
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – WEN 56551 Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is portable. The 9.5-inch wheels combined with the space-saving fold-down handles simplify storage and transportation.

Yes

Portable Generator with Wheels. 10-INCH WHEELS FOR PORTABILITY

Starting Watts

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

5500 surge watts.

Yes

5000 watts

Running Stats

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

5000 running watt.

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

RV Ready

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

No

Gas Powered

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

As for its running time, the generator, along with its 6.6 gallons fuel capacity, can run for around 17 hours at 100% load with a full tank filled with gasoline

Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Recoil Start

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Electric Start

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Electric start powers the 457cc 4-stroke OHV engine with the turn of a key

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

WEN is a Dual Fuel Portable Generator with Wheel Kit and Electric Start

No

FUEL TYPE

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Voltage easily goes from 120V to 240V, perfect for transfer switches and emergency backup

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

14.75 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

OHV engine

No

ENGINE SPEED

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

4-stroke

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

CARB Compliant

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

EPA Certified

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Cold Start Technology

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Just simply turn the key to begin generator

Yes

Press on the button to start. Easy to use control panel with quick guides

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

20 lbs tank - propane

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

8.5 hours on 50% load.

Yes

Takes 12 hours running after a 1/2 load. Keeps you connected during long power shortages

Runtime (Propane)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Up to 8 Hours at 1/2-Load on 40 lb.

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Yes

Created with low oil shut off function. Prevents accidents when oil is at minimum

Air Cooled

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

The generator features a 4-stroke, air cooled, OHV engine with electric start.

Yes

Yes – generator uses the Overhead Valve (OHV) to get air cooled

Engine Capacity

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

212 cc

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It features an analog voltmeter

No

Noise Level (dBA)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

The generator is rated for a noise of 72 dBA

Yes

Noise Level

Multi-Purpose

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is multipurpose – great during camping, tailgating, work sites and homes.

Yes

Can be used for multi-purpose – RV ready, camping, sites and homes

Heavy Duty

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Effortlessly powers different kinds of appliance and lighting needs – Heavy duty.

Yes

Power surge alternator – generator can power up both small and large electric appliances during power outages

Solar Generator

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty material – guards’ generator from snow, rain, scratches, dust storms and other elements outdoors

Yes

Is framed for durability

Starting method

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Electric start

No

WEN 56551 Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Generator contains an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Four 120V GFCI outlets (5-20R), a 120V 30A twist lock outlet (L5-30R), a 120V/240V 50A outlet (NEMA 14-50R).

Yes

(4) 120V household outlets and (1) 120/240V, 30A locking outlet – ideal for portable power usage

Portable

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is portable. The 9.5-inch wheels combined with the space-saving fold-down handles simplify storage and transportation.

Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Weight

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

105.8 pounds

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Features a 5.5 inch heavy duty wheels. Easily maneuvers across different surfaces

Yes

Never go flat wheels – 10 inches makes to easy to climb multiple surfaces

Handle style

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Wheel and Handle Kit

Yes

Fold up handle style – ideal for storage especially in places with little space

Warranty

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

2 year warranty

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

27.3 x 20.6 x 21.9 inches

No

Included Accessories

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Includes four 120V GFCI outlets (5-20R), a 120V 30A twist lock outlet (L5-30R), a 120V/240V 50A outlet (NEMA 14-50R), a 12V DC cigarette-lighter-style plug, a bottle of oil, a 47-inch LPG connection hose, and a two-year warranty

Yes

Comes with engine oil, operators manual and a quick start up and shutdown guide

WEN 56551 Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It has a low-oil alert indicator.

Yes

Has an hour meter – shows the amount of time remaining for automatic shut down for low oil

Low oil shutdown

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Yes

Yes, generator will go off once low has reached minimum in fuel tank

Noise Level

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

72 dBA

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

- It features up to 5500 starting watts and 5000 running watts - It runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 72 decibels - Portable - Runs on both gasoline and propane making it flexible - Built with a 1.8 fuel tank capacity - This generator contains an automatic low oil and overload shutdown protection - Is able to provide up to 50 Amps of dependable power - Has a long run time of about 17 hours on a 1/2 fuel load - Generator is CARB complaint - Its multi featured control panel is placed suitably with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 2 year warranty period - Heavy duty generator avails power to light up indoors and outdoors and keep your family connected during power blackout - Accessories include Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench. - Features a volt lock automatic voltage regulator that produces a clean and steady power output from stream alternator - Comes with an easy recoil start method

Yes

- Outlets built with rubber covers that guards against elements - 10 inch never go flat solid wheels that can easily climb over any surface - A long runtime of 12 hours to keep you powered during power shortages - Features a power surge alternator that created a short surge power required to start large and small appliances and tools - A fold up handle with rubber details to prevent slipping off hands - High quality metallic fuel tank with a 5 gallon capacity - Portable generator that can be transported to any place without difficulty - Comes with engine oil, manual and easy start and stop guide - Built with a multi featured control panel that has a circuit breaker protection - Its overhead Valve (OHV) technology helps the generator to run cooler and longer - Heavy duty 389 cc engine type that is reliable and long lasting - Generator has been framed for durability - High start of 6250 watts and operation of 5000 watts - Suitable for portable power needs with its 4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet - Built for multi-purpose because it is RV ready, camping and homes - Contains a low oil shut down to save engine from damage - Great design that easily blends with décor - Built with an open frame design

Cons

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

- This generator doesn’t contain an recoil start. - Cannot be operated using solar - Generator has not been framed using a metallic or iron roll cage - A cold start technology is not included on the generator

Yes

- Not created for solar usage – no direct sun charge - Uses only one type of fuel – might be costly - Does not recoil to start running - Might be hard to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver over - Uses gasoline which is inflammable

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