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sele

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Posted: 06/18/19 10:32am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Hi
What is everybody using for a portable inline surge protector. We have a new Chaparral lite and it is a 50 amp service. I am looking for a portable inline surge protector and wondered what everyone is using? Thanks for an replies.


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Posted: 06/18/19 10:39am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The go-to for years were the Progressive Industries units. After a recent buy-out, though, complaints have gone way up. Issues with weatherproofing seems to be the biggest complaint followed by warranty problems. Still not a bad unit, but you need to know what you're getting in to. There are other options out there. Now, PI's hardwired units don't seem to have the same complaints since, obviously, they aren't exposed to weather, but the warranty issues still remain. There's one unit, can't remember which one, that is rebuildable after an event that takes it out.

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Earlier posts on Hughes Bulldog make it sound like it might be worth a look.


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Also consider a autoformer.


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Posted: 06/18/19 11:16am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have the inline Progressive Industries 50amp model. Been using it for about 6 months and it has been in some serious heavy rain and so far it is working fine.


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I have the Progressive Industries 50amp portable unit for two years now with no issues or complaints.

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Also P.I. I had a mechanical failure in the output socket on the first one I bought (after about 10 months) and P.I. replaced the entire unit with a new one in about three days.

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progressive 50a but used the hard wired unit...love it, never need to worry about it walking away, and with the remote display inside the rv i can see whats going on with our electrical....


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Posted: 06/18/19 02:48pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

smlranger wrote:

I have the inline Progressive Industries 50amp model. Been using it for about 6 months and it has been in some serious heavy rain and so far it is working fine.
I could have written that. I'm very happy with it. I had the SurgeGuard before and when it melted down due to water intrusion, I went with the PI unit, and it's been great.


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wantabe351 wrote:

progressive 50a but used the hard wired unit...love it, never need to worry about it walking away, and with the remote display inside the rv i can see whats going on with our electrical....


I use the hard wired one as well. Love it.


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