Model#: BGSN30658

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Briggs & Stratton 30658 6,875 Watts 342cc Gas Powered Portable Generator

  • Briggs & Stratton 30658 6,875 Watts 342cc Gas Powered Portable Generator
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Keep your lights on, your food cold, your family connected during a power outage with the Briggs & Stratton 6,875 Watts 342cc Gas Powered Portable Generator. Its easy maneuvering design also makes it great for home improvement projects, camping and recreational activities. Its Briggs & Stratton 1650 Series OHV engine is rugged and reliable to keep delivering power even if a power outage lasts several days. Power household essentials with a transfer switch through the 120/240V 30 amp outlet or power outdoor tools with the four 120V outlets.
  • OHV engine is rugged and reliable to keep delivering power even if a power outage lasts several days
  • Multi-featured control panel includes 4 household outlets and 1 locking outlet
  • 10 hour run time at 50% load without refueling
  • 10 in. Never-Go-Flat wheels make moving the generator in and out of storage and to new sites easy
  • 6,875 Watts 342cc Gas Powered Portable Generator - 30658


Weight: 187.4 lbs.
Alternator Type: Power Surge
Amperage: 30A
Engine Displacement: 342cc
Engine Make: Briggs & Stratton
Engine Model: OHV
Fuel Tank Capacity: 5 gal.
Max. Watts: 5,500W
Number of Outlet(s): 5
Outlet Types: GCFI / Locking
Rated Watts: 6,875W
Run Time (50% Load): 10 hrs.
Voltage: 120V / 240V
Wheel Size: 10 in.
Wheel Type: Never-Go-Flat



4.7 / 5.0
31 Reviews
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Money well spent!
I bought this generator last year after hurricane Irene. Since I had a baby on the way, I played it safe and had an electrician install a transfer switch to my house. The generator sat in my garage for about a year, until Hurricane Sandy hit. I live in northern NJ. As soon as the power went out, I put gas it in, and it started on the first pull. I plugged it into the side of my house via the 240v outlet, and flipped on the transfer switches, and it was like we had never even lost power. I had recessed lighting in the kitchen, living room, office, baby's room, outdoor lights, refrigerators both upstairs and downstairs, heat, hot water, and a couple of outlets. Generator did not even flinch! My wife even used the vacuum with no problem. I ran it for a week straight, only shutting it down to fuel, and change the oil. This generator kept my family warm, and safe in a time of crisis, and for that I have only praise for Briggs and Stratton. I highly recommend their generators to anyone. Having a transfer switch installed by a licensed electrician is highly recommended. You get the full capacity out of your generator from the 240v. As far a noise levels go, it is quite compared to most other generators.
November 15, 2012
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Just what I needed
I purchased this generator as soon as they were again available after getting caught without one during Hurricane Sandy. Being without electricity for eight days, we were forced to stay at our daughter and son-in-law's home. They had a Briggs Stratton generator and after witnessing it's performance of a week straight of running. I knew I would purchase the same one. I was finally able to get one at Home Depot and I've had the opportunity to rely on it twice over the past year. It runs my entire home without any glitch. We are extremely satisfied with out Briggs Stratton Storm Responder.
May 30, 2014
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havent used it yet!! hope i never do!
i run this generator to keep engine functioning but i have not used it before and i hope i dont ever have to use it. but it looks great and burns little fuel....hope to have it forever
January 9, 2014
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We were lucky to find this early on after SANDY hit... and it carried us through about 10 days without electricity. Noisy as are all generators, but seemed less noisy than most.
February 19, 2014
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good motor
Starts on the first or second pull no matter how long it's sat
March 9, 2014
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Easy to operate!
Had this unit 2 years!!
had to replace the engine after one year!
2nd year with little use, Sears advised me that I need a new engine or a rebuilt one.
Have not had any luck with out the engine having to be replaced.
Looking for replacement at preset time!!!
March 10, 2015
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Very reliable.
I start it every 4-5 months and run it for about 30 min. Never have any trouble with it. Recently I was out of elec. for 6 days, and the generator worked great!
March 13, 2014
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Works like a charm!
I bought this in preparation for frequent power outages and this machine fires up first pull every time and has never let me down. Very easy to operate and reliable.
March 13, 2014
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Well Made
Loved that it came with a double extention cord and a wheel kit. Ran great right out of the box. Very good directions came with it also. Feel its a high quality, well made product.
March 14, 2014
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Was advised to purchase one before Sandy hit
Don't know what I would have done without it. Worked flawlessly.
March 15, 2014
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Briggs and Stratton Portable Generator Limited Warranty

Briggs and Stratton Power Products Group, LLC will repair or replace, free of charge, any part(s) of the portable generator that is defective in material or workmanship or both. Transportation charges on product submitted for repair or replacement under this warranty must be borne by purchaser. This warranty is effective for the time periods and subject to the conditions stated below. For warranty service, find the nearest Authorized Service Dealer in the dealer locator map at

THERE IS NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY. IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO ONE YEAR FROM PURCHASE, OR TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE EXCLUDED. LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARE EXCLUDED TO THE EXTENT EXCLUSION IS PERMITTED BY LAW. Some states or countries do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, and some states or countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation and exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state or country to country.


  • Consumer Use - 2 Years* (*2nd Year Parts Only)
  • Commercial Use - 1 Years

The warranty period begins on the date of purchase by the retail consumer or commercial end user, and continues for the period of time stated above. "Consumer use" means personal residential household use by a retail consumer. "Commercial use" means all other uses, including use for commercial, income producing or rental purposes. Once equipment has experienced commercial use, it shall thereafter be considered as commercial use for purpose of this warranty.



We welcome warranty repair and apologize to you for being inconvenienced. Any Authorized Service Dealer may perform warranty repairs. Most warranty repairs are handled routinely, but sometimes requests for warranty service may not be appropriate. For example, warranty service would not apply if equipment damage occurred because of misuse, lack of routine maintenance, shipping, handling, warehousing or improper installation, Similarly, the warranty is void if the manufacturing date or serial number on the portable generator has been removed or the equipment has been altered or modified. During warranty period, the Authorized Service Dealer, at it's option, will repair or replace any part that, upon examination, is found to be defective under normal use and service. This warranty will not cover the following:

  • NORMAL WEAR: Outdoor Power Equipment, like all mechanical devices, needs periodic parts and service to perform well. This warranty does not cover repair when normal use has exhausted the life of a part or the equipment.
  • INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE: This warranty does not apply to equipment or parts that have been subjected to improper or unauthorized installation or alteration and modification, misuse, negligence, accident, overloading, overspeeding, improper maintenance, repair or storage so as, in out judgement, to adversely affect its performance and reliability. This warranty also does not cover normal maintenance such as filters, adjustments, fuel system cleaning and obstruction (due to chemical, lime, dirt, and so forth).
  • OTHER EXCLUSIONS: This warranty excludes wear items such as o-rings, filters, etc., or damage or malfunctions resulting from accidents, abuse, modifications, alterations, or improper servicing or freezing or chemical deterioration. Accessory parts, such as starting batteries, generator adapters cord sets and storage covers are excluded from the product warranty. This warranty excludes used, reconditioned and demonstration equipment and failures due to acts of God and other force majeure beyond the manufacturers control.