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Specifications

 Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5713First Degree Fitness Fluid Rower
Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5713First Degree Fitness Fluid Rower
Unit Weight91.9lbs60.85lbs
Dimensions80″ L x 22″ W x 34″ H78.35″ L x 20.5″ W x 20.5″ H
Dimensions (Folded)N/AN/A
Drive typeBeltBelt
Inseam38″approx. 40″
Weight Capacity300lbs330lbs
Resistance LevelsVary with water volumeVary with water volume
Display (Type)LCD MonitorLCD Monitor
Display (Readouts)Time
Time/500M
Strokes Per Minute
Distance
Strokes
Total Strokes
Calorie
Pulse
Calendar
Temperature
Clock
Time
Count
Strokes Per Minute
Calories
Total Count
Tablet Holder?NoNo
Bottle Holder?NoNo
Bluetooth compatible?NoNo
Transport wheels?YesYes
Built-in workout programs?NoNo
Heart rate monitor?CompatibleNo
Warranty3 years (Frame)
180 days (Parts)
5 years (Frame)
3 years (Tank / Seals)
2 years (Mechanical)
1 year (Other parts)
Cost (amazon.com)Check PriceCheck Price

Similarities

The Sunny SF-RW5713 and First Degree water rowing machines both have the same drive type

  • Both the Sunny SF-RW5713 and First Degree are belt driven.

Both water rowing machines have the same resistance levels

  • Resistance levels for both the Sunny SF-RW5713 and First Degree rowers vary with water volume.

Both the Sunny and First Degree machines have a similar display type

  • The two water rowing machines both have LCD monitors.

Neither the Sunny nor the First Degree has a built-in tablet holder

  • Neither of the two water rowing machines feature a built-in tablet holder.

Neither of the two water rowing machines features a built-in bottle holder

  • The Sunny and First Degree Fitness both lack a built-in bottle holder.

Neither the Sunny nor the First Degree Fitness is Bluetooth compatible

  • Bluetooth connectivity is not available for either the Sunny and First Degree rower.

Both the Sunny and First Degree Fitness feature transport wheels

  • Both water rowing machines have transport wheels for easy moving and storage.

Neither of the two water rowers has built-in workout programs

  • Neither the Sunny nor the First Degree rower offers built-in workout programs.

Differences

The Sunny and First Degree rowers have different unit weights

  • The Sunny weighs 91.9lbs, while the First Degree Fitness is lighter at 60.85lbs.

Both the Sunny and First Degree water rowers have slightly different dimensions

  • The Sunny has a length of 80”, a width of 22”, and a height of 34”, while the First Degree Fitness is 78.35” long, 20.5” wide, and 20.5” tall.

The two water rowing machines have a different maximum inseam measurement

  • The Sunny has a maximum inseam length of 38”, while the First Degree Fitness’ is approximately 40”.

The Sunny and First Degree machines have different maximum weight capacities

  • The Sunny has a maximum weight capacity of 300lbs, while the First Degree can carry users of up to 330lbs.

Both water rowing machines display different information

  • The Sunny displays time, time per 500m, strokes per minute, distance, strokes, total strokes, calories, pulse, calendar, temperature, and clock.
  • The First Degree displays time, count, strokes per minute, calories, and total count.

Of the two, only the Sunny has a heart rate monitor

  • The Sunny is capable of a heart rate monitor with the use of compatible heart rate belts.

The two water rowing machines have different warranties

  • The Sunny has a three-year warranty for the frame and 180 days for the parts, while the First Degree rower offers a five-year warranty for the frame, three years for the tank, two years for mechanical parts, and a year for other parts.

Conclusion

Deciding which water rowing machine to get maybe challenging since both the Sunny SF-RW5713 and First Degree rowers are reliable and easy to use. Choosing between the two will depend on your preferences.

Here are some notable differences you might want to consider:

  • The First Degree rower is lighter and occupies less space compared to the Sunny.
  • The First Degree has a higher maximum weight capacity than the Sunny.
  • The Sunny displays more information compared to the First Degree rower.
  • The First Degree rowing machine has a better warranty.