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Old 08-14-2015, 12:19 AM   #21
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That was one of the steps PI had me do, beat on the contactor some (technical term). This is something we used to do at work fairly often so I was familiar with the idea although we did it more as a means of checking to see if the unit was working as opposed to a way to clean the contacts.
The correct technical term used by engineers is a "percussion adjustment"
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Old 08-14-2015, 01:25 AM   #22
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The correct technical term used by engineers is a "percussion adjustment"
Yup, and if that doesn't work, use a bigger one.

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Old 08-14-2015, 01:45 AM   #23
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The correct technical term used by engineers is a "percussion adjustment"
Hi: tractors1... Sometimes during the night I have to make a "Percussion adjustment" when my wife starts her buzz saw impressions!!! Won't even mention her "Power surges". Alf
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Old 08-14-2015, 01:55 AM   #24
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Alf,

Are you complaining?
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Old 08-14-2015, 05:24 AM   #25
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But if it is stowed in the trailer then it is not doing what it is intended to do.....
Thatís true but then I just leave the trailer disconnected from shore power. If there is a low voltage problem or a power surge, not being plugged in makes me the best protected unit in the whole campsite
I'm very happy with our portable surge protector.
But as Donna says YMMV
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Old 08-14-2015, 09:04 AM   #26
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I think we all know that you married UP and a long ways. Only about a month to go before we leave for Niagara Falls. Looking forward to it. Have laid in an essentials stock if you know what I mean.
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Old 08-14-2015, 06:10 PM   #27
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Well again I'd like to thank all who contributed to this thread. I've made a decision and have pulled the trigger on the "wired" version. I ordered from the US as the cost in Canada is off the Richter Scale. I expect it will arrive before we leave for Calgary to pick up the trailer. I've watched an installation video by Progressive Industries and will take a look and assess the electronics of the trailer when we arrive. If I'm in doubt, I'll wait till I get home and have a RV dealer install it.

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Old 04-17-2016, 05:51 PM   #28
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Surge and Electrical Protection

Just got back from a great weekend camping trip and for the first time had our EMS system shut everything down due to low voltage. Actually saw it drop below 100 volts at one point then decided to shoot a quick video of the readings. Definitely glad we added the Progressive Industries EMS option to our trailer.
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:40 PM   #29
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Could you tell us all where that happened? It could be helpful to those who venture in those parts.
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Old 04-17-2016, 07:49 PM   #30
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We were at Pine Coolee Campground in southern Albert. I was surprised, the Municipal District of Willow Creek runs the campground and knew about the problem.

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