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Old 07-19-2015, 04:06 PM   #1
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decent 30 amp surge protector

I have gotten a headache looking at all of them. Some are just testers but they don't say that. Want a simple one that monitors voltage high and low, and shuts off when it gets out of range. Auto reset would be nice, in fact required. Might not be home when it trips.

Any one that is reasonably priced instead of $300.00?

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Jim,

In this arena you do get what you pay for. Progressive Industries Power Management System is what just about everyone on the forums has. Customer service is outstanding and the device will protect your unit saving you potentially $1,000s of repair bills

Amazon.com: Progressive Industries PT30C 30 Amp Portable Electrical Management System: Automotive

Or you could opt to install permanently (and save a few shekels )
Amazon.com: Progressive Industries HW30C 30 Amp Hardwired Electrical Management System with Remote Display: Automotive
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Jim,

In this arena you do get what you pay for. Progressive Industries Power Management System is what just about everyone on the forums has. Customer service is outstanding and the device will protect your unit saving you potentially $1,000s of repair bills

Amazon.com: Progressive Industries PT30C 30 Amp Portable Electrical Management System: Automotive
Bob,

This is one I looked at but the price scared me off. Have seen similar units at 1/3 the price but have no way of knowing the quality. I asked a couple of questions to the seller but couldn't seem to get a straight answer from them. That is why I decided to ask here.

Thanks for the quick answer. Looks like that's what I am going to order.

Jim
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Bob,

This is one I looked at but the price scared me off. Have seen similar units at 1/3 the price but have no way of knowing the quality. I asked a couple of questions to the seller but couldn't seem to get a straight answer from them. That is why I decided to ask here.

Thanks for the quick answer. Looks like that's what I am going to order.

Jim
So what unit you are looking at beside progressive?
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Old 07-19-2015, 06:37 PM   #5
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So what unit you are looking at beside progressive?
http://www.amazon.com/Trailer-Camper...3FC12EHQ1BMD7N

http://www.amazon.com/Surge-Guard-Po...3FC12EHQ1BMD7N

http://www.amazon.com/Surge-Guard-Pr...3FC12EHQ1BMD7N

Amazon.com: RV Trailer Camper Surge Guard Surge Protector Portable 30A Ground 44750: Sports & Outdoors

Amazon.com: RV Trailer Camper Surge Guard Surge Protector Portable 30A Ground 44750: Sports & Outdoors

These are just a few.

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Bob,

This is one I looked at but the price scared me off. Have seen similar units at 1/3 the price but have no way of knowing the quality. I asked a couple of questions to the seller but couldn't seem to get a straight answer from them. That is why I decided to ask here.

Thanks for the quick answer. Looks like that's what I am going to order.

Jim
This is where I bought my progressive EMS-PT30C $227.00
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Bob,

This is one I looked at but the price scared me off. Have seen similar units at 1/3 the price but have no way of knowing the quality. I asked a couple of questions to the seller but couldn't seem to get a straight answer from them. That is why I decided to ask here.

Thanks for the quick answer. Looks like that's what I am going to order.

Jim
You have chosen wisely Jim

Yeah it is a OUCH but it is a bigger ouch if your rigs electrics get fried

Progressive rocks!
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You have chosen wisely Jim

Yeah it is a OUCH but it is a bigger ouch if your rigs electrics get fried

Progressive rocks!
Got that right! Laptop alone is 2X. Now add converter, fridge, inverter, stereo, tv, camera batteries and the list goes on. It was time to bite the bullet.

I know I could have beat Amazons price but I took the 30 day free trial of Prime so no shipping and I had a gift card to use before it expired so made p the difference. Also ordered a pure sign wave 1000 watt inverter and 12 led bulbs and a thermostat.

THIS TRAILR IS GOING TO BREAK ME YET!!

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Got that right! Laptop alone is 2X. Now add converter, fridge, inverter, stereo, tv, camera batteries and the list goes on. It was time to bite the bullet.

I know I could have beat Amazons price but I took the 30 day free trial of Prime so no shipping and I had a gift card to use before it expired so made p the difference. Also ordered a pure sign wave 1000 watt inverter and 12 led bulbs and a thermostat.

THIS TRAILR IS GOING TO BREAK ME YET!!

Jim
Welcome to the RV lifestyle........

What I am using, it has done a fine job in my book.

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Welcome to the RV lifestyle........

What I am using, it has done a fine job in my book.

And I hope it always does. Looked at it but wanted something portable.

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