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Old 05-29-2012, 11:46 AM   #1
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Those of you that have added hard-wired surge protectors ...What brand and tyupe did you use an did you find them easiy to install?
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Old 05-29-2012, 04:11 PM   #2
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Royce,

I don't have a RW yet , but on another Forum the Progressive EMS Model # EMS-HW50C, rated at 240V/50A gets the nod from most of the full time people.


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Old 05-29-2012, 05:54 PM   #3
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I have read about the Progressive surge protectors on other forums and they really get good reviews. They also have portable models for those that want that convenience.http://www.progressiveindustries.net/ssp_50.htm
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:45 PM   #4
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I did some pretty good research and finally ordered on line aProgressive hardwired EMS LCHW50..It is a current surge and voltage protector.....I found pricing from $254 up to $588 and the winning choice was through Camping World online at $254 plus Texas tax...and because we are Good Sam's members no shipping charges
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Old 05-30-2012, 02:28 PM   #5
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Royce, since you've decided on the Progressive surge protector can you tell us whatyou have to do to install a hardwired surge protector?
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Old 05-30-2012, 02:30 PM   #6
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Sure Steve, as soon as I get it I'll send a copy of the installation procedures....When did you say you guys are coming to Texas
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Old 05-30-2012, 03:10 PM   #7
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We'll be getting our annual inspection done in Mesquite between Christmas and early January. Then we're heading toward Hondo then Pecos.



Update: My curiosity got the best of me so I looked on Progressive's website for installation instructions. Here's a link to the PDF for your model Royce.http://www.progressiveindustries.net/manuals/LCHW50.pdf
One thing I hadn't thought of was the option of wiring it in after the transfer switch if you have, or plan to get, a generator.Edited by: TravelinAnderson
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Just checking in on the installation of the Progressive 50amp surge protector. I'm pretty handy with a screw driver but don't know if this is a project that I should tackle. Was the install difficult?
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Just got my surge protector and haven't installed it yet....I watched a video on the installation which did everything except cut wires and actually install one...The problem I can forsee is that their install was on an older unit where the power line and source were located just inside the storage compartment in the floor....Since all of our units power lines attach at the rear of the coach I don't know if the unit should be installed at the rear or somewhere just behind the storage wall or inside the battery box area....If ther is anyone out there that has done this or had it done could you please send a picture of installation area.....Thanks in advance
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:40 PM   #10
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I am considering buying the same unit. Did you buy through a local dealer or online?

Have you looked into a cord reel for the power cord?
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