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Old 01-02-2019, 04:09 PM   #1
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Looking for a new surge protector

My TRC Surge Guard 44260 went belly up after four years. I am going to replace it, but before I do, I thought I would check with you kind folks to see what you use?

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Old 01-02-2019, 04:13 PM   #2
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Progressive Industries EMS-HW30C


I like not having to worry about it walking off, and it's just there, no worries.
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Old 01-02-2019, 04:23 PM   #3
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We have the Progressive Industries EMS-HW30C on our 2018 trailer . Not impressed with it .
If it goes out of calibration again or fails , it will be removed and not replaced .

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Old 01-02-2019, 05:50 PM   #4
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We have the Progressive Industries EMS-HW30C on our 2018 trailer . Not impressed with it .
If it goes out of calibration again or fails , it will be removed and not replaced .

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Sorry that your experience with the PI unit isn't so great. What would you replace it with? We had the same PI unit in our Casita for about 8 years with zero issues, it worked like a charm, so I'm fine recommending it . I'm also happy it's in our 2018 21'.
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The Progressive also comes with a lifetime warranty........
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The Progressive Industries EMS-PT30X is what we bought. Have used it maybe 5 times, so cannot give a long term review. We did not want the Escape built in surge protector, we plan to mainly boondock and use a 3 kw genset in summer heat. The Mexican travel forums recommended this portable surge protector...

We bought ours from United RV and saved about $20 over Amazon. Delivery was free and quite fast.
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Not that I know one company from another, but like the others here I have Progressive Industries 30A hardwired unit. After some initial chatter, it was replaced in 2014 and has worked fine since. I like the hardwired but if you want to save the work, they have portables like you currently have. Their EMS-PT30X https://www.amazon.com/Progressive-I...protector&th=1 is top of the line but pricey, might find a lock for it if you go this route. They have a couple cheaper models, you'd have to compare and see which sounds good to you.

I found their tech support easy to work with, no qualms sending me the part I needed.
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Not that I know one company from another, but like the others here I have Progressive Industries 30A hardwired unit. After some initial chatter, it was replaced in 2014 and has worked fine since. I like the hardwired but if you want to save the work, they have portables like you currently have. Their EMS-PT30X https://www.amazon.com/Progressive-I...protector&th=1 is top of the line but pricey, might find a lock for it if you go this route. They have a couple cheaper models, you'd have to compare and see which sounds good to you.
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Does this have a bypass mode?
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Does this have a bypass mode?
Yep, you unplug it and just use the cable.

Maybe it does have one, but this would certainly work.
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Yep, you unplug it and just use the cable.

Maybe it does have one, but this would certainly work.


Funny funny man!
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