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Old 09-21-2015, 12:08 PM   #1
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Question Surge protector

Have a 32SA 2015 Open Road has a black box that the power cord goes to, told that it is just a neutral protector, not a surge guard.
Is this correct?
Should I get a surge protector? If so hard wired or plug in ?
Recommendations ?
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a good surge protector is a great idea ... would rather do the cost of it rather then something in the Bus .... whether wired or not .. personal preference ... we just use the plug in on the line ...
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I agree that a good surge protector is a great idea. I have a 30 amp Surge Guard that is the portable type but is wired into the Minnie. The big advantage is that it is out of the weather, always in place so you don't have to plug it in each time you change camp sites, and far less prone to theft. Should it fail it is a simple matter of unplugging two connectors and reconnecting straight.
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There are MANY threads on this subject. Suffice it to say the Progressive is the top pick. Hardwired has the majority. They can be easily bypassed if there is a problem and their customer support is second to none.

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Have a 32SA 2015 Open Road has a black box that the power cord goes to, told that it is just a neutral protector, not a surge guard.
Is this correct?
Should I get a surge protector? If so hard wired or plug in ?
Recommendations ?
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I went with the portable unit, can lock it to the post if you think it is needed and it is very easy to use. I did not want to mess around with wiring the hard wired version in to the coach.
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