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Old 11-30-2013, 02:31 PM   #1
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Surge protection

So, we have a new 2014 Cherokee 39H Park model!, it's 50amp, we are using a reducer to 30amp, my question is!, does anyone know what would be my best option for a surge protector, Make, Model, etc. etc.., any and all suggestions welcome.

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Old 11-30-2013, 02:52 PM   #2
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Most of us here recommend Progressive Industries EMS units. (There is a portable version available as well as this hardwired unit.) These have a lifetime transferable warranty and are Made In USA.
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Old 11-30-2013, 02:54 PM   #3
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http://m.campingworld.com/shopping/i...otection/56420

Is what many would recommend. It's a 50 a model, which you stated your camper had. Even though your hooked up to 30a now, I'd go 50 in case you move or power is upgraded.
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Old 11-30-2013, 03:42 PM   #4
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http://m.campingworld.com/shopping/i...otection/56420 Is what many would recommend. It's a 50 a model, which you stated your camper had. Even though your hooked up to 30a now, I'd go 50 in case you move or power is upgraded.
For a hardwired model, you have to use a 50-amp in a 50-amp RV. You could go with a 30-amp portable, but not recommended.
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Old 11-30-2013, 08:50 PM   #5
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I have a 50amp portable SurgeGuard and use a 30amp step down plug when 50amp isn't available. With that said I've had warranty issues with my SurgeGuard and would agree with others on going with a Progressive unit. Wish I would have from the get go.
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Another vote for Progressive Industries.
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Old 12-01-2013, 06:22 PM   #7
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I vote for some kind of protection regardless of brand...I've been a longtime consumer of surge guard & happy with it's reliability
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Another vote for Progressive, I installed the 50 amp model with digital display, absolutely love it.
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Old 12-21-2013, 01:34 AM   #9
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In addition to surge protection, the Progressive EMS models also protect against high voltage, low voltage, reverse polarity, open neutral or ground, etc. Be sure to get a model that does more than just surge protection, as these other problems are all too common at campgrounds. My Progressive EMS has protected my RV from low voltage on several occasions, and a bad neutral once. A surge only protector would miss these things.
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In addition to surge protection, the Progressive EMS models also protect against high voltage, low voltage, reverse polarity, open neutral or ground, etc. Be sure to get a model that does more than just surge protection, as these other problems are all too common at campgrounds. My Progressive EMS has protected my RV from low voltage on several occasions, and a bad neutral once. A surge only protector would miss these things.

Also has a delay when power is first applied. This protects A/C, microwave, etc. if there is a short power loss. A quick "glitch" in power can destroy an A/C compressor if it is running at the time. I'm very happy with my Progressive.
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