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Briggs and Stratton 30471 Generator Reviews

If you are looking for an alternative power source to meet up your demand and have massive power requirements. Briggs and Stratton 30471 Generator is your best bet.As stated by Briggs and Stratton 30471 Generator. It is intended to major power supply needs and it is equipped with electric start, a wheel kit and it is non-CARB complaint. In our Review, we shall look into few of its features that make this generator a top choice for commercial and even for home use in some occasions.Briggs and Stratton 30471 Generator

Briggs and Stratton 30471 Generator has Power Delivery and Engine

 Briggs and Stratton 30471 Generator is known for its power output. The normal power you get from this generator is 8000 watts and the power surge rises up to 10000 watts.

With this many watts of power, you can easily light up your home or even your job site (for example: a construction site) where crucial equipment may need an alternative source of power.

The generator runs with a 420CC OHV engine. It has 21 ft-lbs. torque. In RPM the engine clocks at 3600. Although it is an electric start generator, it has the alternatives where you can use the recoil rope and even a battery to run the unit.

  • The Cable Ports

The control panel of the generator is super simple with multiple receptacles for managing power output smoothly. The power outlets are designed in such a way that they will stay protected even in harsh weather conditions.

The AC output is available for both 120V and 240V respectively.Briggs and Stratton 30471 has 2 duplex outlets of 3 Prong NEMA Outlets. Per duplex outlet is able to supply 20Amps of power.

Out of the two sets, one is located at the top of the generator and another one at the bottom.

Fuel Type, Runtime and Noise

These three things are the important parts of the generator. Briggs and Stratton 30471 Generator utilizes unleaded gasoline. The machine has 7 gallon fuel tank.

 The generator is cable of running for 8 to 9 hours with 50% load on a full tank. For me, it is reasonable taking into account the amount of power it delivers.

Unfortunately, the manufacturers didn’t indicate the actual noise level for the generator. But from practical experience, I would like to mention that this generator is one of the loud generators in the market if not the loudest.

Pros

  • The 120V 5-20R amp outlet number is 4 in this generator. It also has a L14-30R 120/240V 30 amp locking outlet
  • To cover the outlets, you will have covers made of rubber.
  • To ensure smooth mobility, the bottom part of the generator comes with Never-go Tires.
  • The generator has an impressive 3-year warrantee.
  • It is very dependable, it will last long given the construction.

Cons 

  • The generator drinks up gasoline way too much due to the output it provides.
  • The generator is heavy. It requires some effort to move around.
  • To many customers (including myself) it seemed a little bit more pricy than the usual 7500W generators.

Final Thoughts

Briggs and Stratton 30471 GeneratorIt is a complete generator with so many options and customization’s to choose from. With an impressive warrantee and proven power output ratio, it is perfect for home and business use.Though a bit noisy, this generator can be perfect if you want heavy power output amidst crisis.

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