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Jayco19 10-13-2019 08:35 PM

Those with portable surge protector
 
While plugged in at your home do you always use your surge protector?
I can see why to always use at campgrounds because of lots of things there. High demand on power causing low voltage- high voltage-bad wiring-etc etc. But at home those are not near as likely to happen. Just curious what other do.

Oldmso54 10-13-2019 08:41 PM

I do not surge protector at home - only at campgrounds. But all wiring, circuit breakers, box, plug, ect for the home power setup is only a year old.

bobmar 10-13-2019 09:35 PM

Donít use it at home. I know exactly how it was wired, with what materials and how old it is. Should be good to go!!

Newmar2856 10-13-2019 09:43 PM

I use a 30amp surge protector at home and a 50amp EMS unit at campgrounds.

Old-Biscuit 10-13-2019 10:39 PM

YEP......
Potable PI Unit
It is plugged in FIRST regardless...at CG, at Home, at friends etc


I have NO control over what the Power Company does
Got it and it would be silly NOT to use it

Poppy01 10-13-2019 10:41 PM

I use mine at home. Surges/brownouts happen too often. I see it like insurance. I never need it until something bad happens. Then, I'm glad I have it.

Snow66 10-14-2019 02:44 AM

Always use it, home and away. There are a lot of variables before the power even gets to my home.

vsheetz 10-14-2019 02:58 AM

Always.
Everywhere.
Stuff happens. Anywhere.

twinboat 10-14-2019 05:47 AM

If your not using it all of he time, why use it at all.
Even new wiring can develop a fault.

Your neighbor could cause a BIG voltage drop. Most houses share a transformer with a few others, just like a campground.

spdracr39 10-14-2019 06:14 AM

I just plug it in out of habit. It's free to use so why not.

EJW 10-14-2019 06:19 AM

I use mine at home out of habit and for cheap insurance.

nctox 10-14-2019 06:30 AM

Mine is hardwired so obviously I use it at home, but if I had chosen the portable type I would still use it at home.

Roger G 10-14-2019 09:23 AM

It's never plugged in unless the surge protection is used.

Dutch Star Don 10-14-2019 03:31 PM

I run two. My coach has a built in Progressive system that came with the coach. When camping I plug a $100 SurgeGuard portable into the shore power box. I figure if it takes a hit, it will save the built in system and I can stay up and running, then buy another.


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