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Old 11-08-2014, 04:53 PM   #15
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Old 12-13-2014, 07:04 AM   #16
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So yesterday I installed the Surge Guard unit into the same spot as the original transfer switch was located. Everything went well and the unit seems to be transferring power as expected (cutting in the generator after 35 seconds). Wiring was ok just tough with large gauge wires involved. Mounting also went easy. Had I heard of the Progressive Unit earlier I may have gone that way, but for now this seems like a quality unit and fits the bill. FWIW
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Old 12-13-2014, 11:01 PM   #17
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I think I had read that the Surge Guards and the Progressives shouldn't be mounted on the ceiling in the basement. We have had our Progressive there for about six years and no problem.
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Experience in Installing Surge Protector in 2000 36' Alpine

The transfer switch has been on the ceiling since our 38' was manufactured in late 2004. I had a Progressive surge suppressor installed right next to the transfer switch over 5 years ago. I read the same concerns however thus far we have been fine.
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