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WEN GN4500 Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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Winner:

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy WEN GN4500 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 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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator

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

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
WEN GN4500 Portable Generator

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – WEN GN4500 Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

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

Starting Watts

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

4500 surge watts.

Yes

4375 Watts of starting watts

Running Stats

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3600 running watt.

Yes

3,500 Watts of running stats

RV Ready

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Yes

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

Gas Powered

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Operational with gas

Run Time on Full Tank

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

Up to 8 hours on full hour run time

Recoil Start

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Recoil starts – easy to start generator

Electric Start

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Dual Fuel

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

No

FUEL TYPE

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

Yes

Uses gasoline to run generator

AMPERAGE

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

29.0 Amperage

VOLTAGE

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

120VAC

FREQUENCY

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

14.75 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

OHV engine

Yes

Power Built OHV Engine type

ENGINE SPEED

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

4-stroke

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Meets the standards of CSA – CSA certified

EPA Certified

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Cold Start Technology

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Just simply turn the key to begin generator

Yes

Simple pull to start the engine in the usual traditional method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
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)

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

20 lbs tank - propane

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

8.5 hours on 50% load.

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Yes

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

Air Cooled

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

212 cc

Yes

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

Voltmeter

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It features an analog voltmeter

No

Noise Level (dBA)

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The generator is rated for a noise of 72 dBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, its constructed with a frame

Starting method

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Recoil start

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Generator contains an open frame design

Yes

30745 generator has an open frame

Outlets

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Features wheels and drop down handles – makes generator portable

Weight

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

105.8 pounds

Yes

N/A

Wheel type

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Has solid wheel type – easily maneuvers across surfaces

Handle style

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Wheel and Handle Kit

Yes

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

Warranty

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

2 year warranty

Yes

Up to 2 years of limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

27.3 x 20.6 x 21.9 inches

No

Included Accessories

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

Owner manual guide and an engine oil bottle

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It has a low-oil alert indicator.

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Yes

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

Noise Level

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

72 dBA

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

- It features up to 4500 starting watts and 3600 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

- 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

WEN GN4500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

- 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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