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On the Reagan era display, until the display manufacturing site in Wisconsin was started recently there were NO display manufacturer in the Americas (North, South or Central). The companies either moved over seas on their own or about 6 years ago the last little company was forced to close by regulations and loss of market.

Yest I picked up my 50 amp ems surge protector. Better safe than sorry. Truly love your show, Keep up with the good advice.👍🇺🇸🚌🇺🇸🇺🇸

I commented before do not use these within 30 miles of Vegas. Omg. So funny. My first comment came after jack and stormy Daniel's. I've watched yall a long time but now I'm a subscriber. You should cut in some laughter because I know yall be cuttin up.

RV'd for three years in our basic/entry level RV. No surge protector, never had a problem. Traded up to our dream RV and installed a P.I. surge protector. FIRST campground we went to had bad electricity and the protector did its job. YAY! Timing is everything.!

QUESTION:Any thoughts on using a ground neutral adaptor on a generator when using a surge protector?

I've got a Surge Guard. However I went 30 years without one. A few months ago, My neighbor in a Houston RV park was telling me about his $8,000 damages due to the campground electrician wiring up something wrong. (The campground picked up the tab). He don't leave home without one now. The Surge Guard is real good and the LED show the amps drawn which is really handy.

We went many years without protection. We parked next to a couple one weekend and saw this thing hanging from the power pole. I asked him what it was. He told me they went to a really nice rv park, plugged in, and moments later smoke was pooring out of their trailer. After they got it fixed they bought a protector. Later we bought a new trailer and bought a surge protector

Need help with an electrical hookup. Heading to my father in-laws for the 4th of July, he says he has 220v in the garage i can hook up to to run my RV AC 13,500 BTUs. Can i plug my 30 amp service into a 220 volt outlet? Electrically Challenged.

So, what do you use when you are at a campground that only offers a regular 110 outlet and you need to use a 30 to 15 amp adapter?

What can I and can not I run on this? One of my favorite campground only offers this setup. 🙁 THANKS!

I have the EMS-HW50 that has saved me many times. I agree that not having protection is just rolling the dice. Some may say I use my meter to check the Pedestal power before plugging my RV in. Yes that's great. What you have just found that the power is OK at that moment. You may say we only stay at reputable RV campsites and they have good power. I will detail one of the times that we were saved. We were at a Rally in a State Fairgrounds in July in a Southern state. All was good until 10 pm the first night when the AC shutting down alerted me to our loss of power a check of the display showed that the daytime voltage of 122 VAC was now 137 VAC. It turns out that with all the RV's coming in for the rally and the State Fair being held the next week the local power company moved a tap so that we didn't brown out (have low voltage) and the voltage increased as load went down on the system and as people went to bed or stores closed for the night. This continued for two more nights until the Utility dialed down the voltage. Those of us that had protection lost power and those who didn't blissfully slept the night with their power on, AC running, and didn't know that they were damaging their RV.
So while the voltage was at an acceptable level when I connected to the power pedestal it wasn't all the time

get real that is junk i have bin installing solar in rv for 30 years and the shit that the rv world will pay for get a real invert that will do all of your need for surge and power and put solar on your rig and a good power inverter-charger get off the gimmick stuff can we say junk

my inverter has it built in to it and will turn off the power if it goes to high or to low it monitors the power going in and looks at the wave form . you can adjust wear i kicks in or out and it will help out the gen set if the wave form is to low

I installed the Progressive 50am in my RV. It protects against surges, which happen all the time even in sticks and bricks houses and causes your tv, computers and other devices to have shorter lives. Just as importantly, when a surge happens and the surge protection is blow, it can be replaced without buying a whole new unit. Power protection is important as well, having lost a few electronic devices because the neutral and hot lines were reversed.

Can you wire the portable unit inside your locking section of the trailer. The cord goes from the camp ground outlet to the unit laying in the trailer, to the trailer power?

I bought a Progressive EMS 30 amp hardwired unit 2 months before buying my trailer. During the first season (last year), the EMS detected 2 instances with power pole issues and saved my trailer. Love your vid's!

After two successful years w/o, we just bought a surge protector. (30A Surge Guard 44280, by Smithwire. $94) THEN, I saw your video! I was wondering what that big ring on the cable was for. Now, I know it is for theft protection. I'll be taking my bicycle cable and lock with me, along with my first aid kit comprising of bandages and Jack Daniels. 😀

Good job on vid… amazing about your theft comment. We boated for years and years… N e v e r had one thing stolen off boat or boat slip. Now we’re doing the RV thing and your the third person that talks about THEFT POSSIBILITIES… or things walking off. No respect out there I guess.
That’s why we bring the BIG DOG along.

If you go to a Marine or Boating Supply store they have the cables and they have the clamps to crimp onto the cable. Take your surge protector and crimp an eye loop around the cable of the surge protector and then make another eye loop at the other end of your steel cable making sure the cable is about 2 feet long. Then it can wrap around the pole and you can lock it to itself. Total cost will be about $5. It's basically the same concept as the bicycle cable but one end will be permanently attached to the surge protector.

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I always look forward to your vlogs! We had the Progressive electrical management/surge protector installed on our custom camper – better safe than sorry. The trailer is brand new, so no stories about it's effectiveness. Keep on traveling!

I strongly recommend that every RV should have a Surge Protector. I have the Progressive Industries 50 Amp model that mounts inside the RV that monitors/checks for everything. Also learn how to check the pedestal for proper voltages, grounds, etc before plugging in. There are bad pedestals out there.

Another Score! Wow you just keep hitting them. I have a campfire question, Whta’s the story on Toilet Paper, RV Toilet Paper? Is it worth it, and does it help or is it just an annoyance that you have to use? As the Enquirer would say, Enquiring minds want to know?

I will definitely be buying a surge protector for my trailer. I've been trailer camping 40 years and never had a problem until last summer. Had a power surge during a severe electrical storm and fried my load centre. Cost me over 400$ for repairs. Thanks for the video, very entertaining.

Aren't the circuit breakers in the RV for that protection? Maybe it is cheaper to ask in the campground if they have problems with low power surge and or the other campers staying in that place. I still prefer dry camping with solar power. I usually use camping sites for dumping the tanks. One of the advantages of RV versus hitching is that in the RVthe batteries are charged while driving. Happy travels ☺

Sorry 'bout that…  just couldn't help myself!!!  All the talk about protection had me daydreaming about my quite distant (and obviously ill-spent) youth.  Actually, I cut my cable just inside the storage area, installed connectors, and plugged it in there.  That way it is ALWAYS in-line with the connection and inside a locked compartment 🙂  And, if it goes puff, I can replace it.  Had to replace it TWICE.  Both in rather older parks… so watch it!!!   Also… you really really need to check the VOLTAGE coming out of those 30 amp plugs before you even plug in.  You can get a digital multi-meter from Harbor Freight for like $20.00 and, if you're not wire friendly, have a friend that is wire it to a plug.  A friend of a friend (wound up helping replace a bunch of stuff… yeah $$$ for me) blew everything electrical and electronic in their rig… and I mean even down to the power awning and step.  Why you ask.  Some moron wiring the combo 20-30-50 amp box at a campground wired the two HOT leads to the 30 amp plug.  120 on the hot lead… and another 120 on the neutral… PUFF.  And this was in a newer park… they just got the lowest bidder to switch out a few boxes.  Oh and… if you read the small print on the paper you sign for the majority of camp site… you are holding them harmless for anything and everything that might happen to your rig as a result of staying there.  When the guy informed the campground owner what happened… it was met with a shrug of the shoulders!!!!!  Oh, and another reason to check the voltage.  A friend spent $1,800.00 repairing her motorhome because the voltage was only 95 volts.  The lower the voltage… the higher the current things will draw as a result.  Smoked her inverter/charger and microwave and auto-crossover and a few more things.  You two keep the shiny side up in your travels!!!

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