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Old 03-30-2015, 06:01 PM   #11
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Which one do you guys and girls recommend? Or which one do you own?



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This is the one I was looking at


Portable Surge Guard Protectors, 30 amp - TRC 44260 - Surge Protectors - Camping World
If you travel around, into area campgrounds you know nothing about or it's clientele, the hardwired one is the one. Remember, camping doesn't make people honest. Also, once it's there. it's always there.
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Old 03-30-2015, 06:13 PM   #12
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Has anyone taken the one like the original poster posted apart to see if they're a 1 time user thing if the surge part is hit by a power problem?
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Old 03-30-2015, 06:13 PM   #13
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Old 03-30-2015, 06:28 PM   #14
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Portable Surge Guard Protectors, 30 amp - TRC 44260 - Surge Protectors - Camping World
This is a "surge protector". It may check for open ground or neutral but it does not protect you from low power. This brand is a "one time" event and it's done.(or one year)
Progressive Industries has a lifetime warranty. Get their EMS (either hard wired or portable...that's another debate).
I have the EMS-PT30 portable unit and have been protected numerous time in the short time we have had it.
Spend twice as much now and be done with it.
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Old 03-30-2015, 06:31 PM   #15
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We had a seasonal sight and watched some seasonals and week enders loose microwaves, tvs, refrigators and other electronic equipment. One older TT had a power panel wired wrong and the post didn't have a ground (Neutral was bridged to ground, no connection to ground), aluminum body was hot. I offered to check with my surge protector - turned off the power, missing ground.
I have the Progressive Industries EMS-PT30C, it has saved my electronics many times. Go to their site, they 50 amp and 30 amp plug at the pole or hard wired. Proudly made in the USA.
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Old 03-30-2015, 07:23 PM   #16
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Thank you. I just bought a surge protector for my new a-frame. My husband asked me what the heck I needed it for, as years ago when we had a Coleman pop-up---we never used or needed one. I'm going to show him this thread along with a few others I have printed out where it was stated that others were SO glad they had one---a surge would have shorted everything in the camper.

I feel better knowing I have one now.
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Old 03-30-2015, 11:36 PM   #17
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Which one do you guys and girls recommend? Or which one do you own?



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This is the one I was looking at


http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...s-30-amp/73993

I installed the Progressive Industries 30 amp hard wired version primarily because of the remote read out module which displays error code, voltage, frequency and amps.

I've never had anything stolen from a campsite in over 20 years of camping security of the unit was a minor consideration.


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Old 03-31-2015, 07:54 AM   #18
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Portable Surge Guard Protectors, 30 amp - TRC 44260 - Surge Protectors - Camping World
I had one of those originally and it didn't work at all (2 of them) The lights sometimes did not light up?? I bought the portable 30A Progressive one and wont be without it. As someone mentioned it not only checks for open grounds, miswired posts etc, but also monitors for high and low voltage. Plus lifetime warranty!
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Another vote for the Progressive Industries EMS versions.
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...snip... As someone mentioned it not only checks for open grounds, miswired posts etc, but also monitors for high and low voltage. Plus lifetime warranty!
Yeah, it's that lifetime warranty and MADE IN THE USA that sold me!
Installed mine last week!
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