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Old 07-12-2016, 07:48 AM   #1
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POLL: Do you use surge protection?

Just curious how many folks use electrical surge protection for the AS?
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Old 07-12-2016, 07:54 AM   #2
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Not yet but I have considered it. I do use a Kill-a-watt monitor to view campground voltages.
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We have it, and I use it. When I remember..
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:08 AM   #6
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I was just shopping for a TRC Surge Guard 34750 - but the reviews on performance and customer service have me wandering if it is worth the cost. I have a 30 amp that I used on our prior travel trailer but need a new one for 50 amp service.
are there recommendations Surge protectors other than the TRC Surge Guard 34750?
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:11 AM   #7
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POLL: Do you use surge protection?

Yes.

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Old 07-12-2016, 08:30 AM   #8
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Yes and I have two 30 amp circuits , one for the couch the other for the washer and dryer.
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:54 AM   #9
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Yes, as reported on your other thread:

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Yes, and I am glad!

Have used my surge protection for the past 3 years, never found a problem until this spring. Wasn't going to use the surge protection in a regional park, but thought what the heck. Plugged it in and got the error message that there was an open ground. Checked a couple of other sites and all were the same.

Alerted the campground ground managers, who promptly fixed all the power monuments.
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Old 07-12-2016, 09:18 AM   #13
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Old 07-12-2016, 09:36 AM   #14
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Hi from AZ. . . ALWAYS, I've come across some very poorly wired / maintained power pedestals in my travels, as will you. . . regards, Craig
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Old 07-12-2016, 10:02 AM   #15
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You mean a EMS , Yes , seen what can happen without one ...expensive . A TRC but will probably replace with the Progressive cause of lifetime warranty .
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Old 07-12-2016, 05:14 PM   #16
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Yes, after 9 years of not having one I figured I pressed my luck far enough.
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Old 07-12-2016, 05:22 PM   #17
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Yes, aome big heavy $300.00 or so one. I read here afew yeRs ago, that it was important to protect qhat is an expensive system. My first two times out this year I was at Fairground campgrounds. Both times it stayed red and kept saying open ground. My friend insisted it was overkill and broken. Next place I went and since then it has been perfect. Something was wrong with power towers at fairgrounds. I call it insurance. My work computers are plugged in there.
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Have used my surge protection for the past 3 years, never found a problem until this spring. Wasn't going to use the surge protection in a regional park, but thought what the heck. Plugged it in and got the error message that there was an open ground. Checked a couple of other sites and all were the same.

Alerted the campground ground managers, who promptly fixed all the power monuments.
A simple $10 circuit tester, which my dealer included and I leave plugged into an outlet all the time, would have shown that. I also leave a Watt Miser plugged in which shows me the voltage. OK, I'm not protected from surges, but they are rare and can do damage before the protector can react.

YMMV, but I'm content.
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Not the result I would have guessed so far...
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Old 07-14-2016, 04:50 AM   #20
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Not the result I would have guessed so far...
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