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Old 05-02-2014, 08:59 AM   #15
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I have a 50 amp external and use it every time we are out. I do have a lock and bicycle cable that I secure it with.

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Old 05-02-2014, 09:52 AM   #16
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I have the HW30C - 30 Amp Hardwired System and have never had an issue. Installs in 30 minutes.
Seymour1971, where did you install yours?
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Old 05-02-2014, 10:21 AM   #17
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FYI Progressive surge mod from Generator

I have the Progressive's 30amp portable with led display , I talked to the a rep. @ Progressive and she sent me this file mod I need to do when running my Yamaha generator inverter 120 volt output (the plug ties the neutral and ground together). E( MS-PT30C
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Old 05-02-2014, 12:27 PM   #18
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And why would you need to make that change? Specifically if you have a built in Surgeguard and are hooking the regular 30amp cord to a standard to prong adapter?
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Hmmm. I was under the impression the Progressive surge protector was not to be used with generators?
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Hmmm. I was under the impression the Progressive surge protector was not to be used with generators?


And I probably won't use the surge unit with my generator.
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I have looked at my 2014 27FB International and I can't find a good place to mount a hard wired unit. I would be interested in hearing from anyone with a similar Airstream as to where they installed their hard wired system.
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Have the portable 30amp Progressive with a bike lock to encourage good citizenship. Other than leaving locked to the pole (UPS, ranger's bolt cutter, and a new lock solved that), it just sits there which is good by me. Full timing, we stop at all manner of places and haven't had any power problems, but with a load of electronics for work on the road, figure it's cheap insurance. Surge is one element, but if the voltage is too high or too low, (according to spec) the unit records the error on readout and never powers to the AS. Hopefully, it will continue to do nothing and the two minute pause while it samples power source before powering through is a reassuring reminder that, it in fact, is working.
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Old 05-06-2014, 09:17 AM   #23
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No special protection needed

I emailed Progressive about needing to add anything protective to the portable unit while it's hanging on the pole. I specifically asked "is there anything I need to do to protect the SSP30 from rain and dirt or is it fully sealed?"

I received a reply
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You do not need to do anything else"

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I think that says it all
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I chose to hardwire my surge for a different reason than I've seen mentioned so far.

I've replaced two cord ends on my shore line so far. Not a big deal, plenty of cord.

But the stubby short leads on a 30A pedestal mount look almost impossible to replace a plug on.

Neither or the replacement plugs was burned to failure, just cooked a bit from damaged outlets.

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I have looked at my 2014 27FB International and I can't find a good place to mount a hard wired unit. I would be interested in hearing from anyone with a similar Airstream as to where they installed their hard wired system.

I hard wired mine under the wardrobe cabinet. This only protects your side plug in and not the front one. I find I have never used the front one anyways which I suppose would normally be used for the generator. This hides the surge protector but allows easy access to it as well.
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I hard wired mine under the wardrobe cabinet. This only protects your side plug in and not the front one. I find I have never used the front one anyways which I suppose would normally be used for the generator. This hides the surge protector but allows easy access to it as well.
Thanks for the suggestion. I have the 50 amp version, so I don't have a front plug, so this should work fine for me. Do you have the remote monitor? If so, where did you mount it?
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Thanks for the suggestion. I have the 50 amp version, so I don't have a front plug, so this should work fine for me. Do you have the remote monitor? If so, where did you mount it?
I have the remote monitor. I mounted mine in the cabinet under the sink. Easy to look at when I first hook up or if I am having a problem with AC. But not out where I have to watch the monitor blink continually.
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