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Old 03-17-2017, 10:14 AM   #1
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Surge Protector

I have a Progressive Ind. 30A surge protector that plugs into the camp site pedestal. There was a discussion about it walking away when we're not looking. And at $240 its a real concern.
My 20' has a dead space under the real seat where the 'tunnel' is and where the 120v crosses over to the circuit panel.
Using what I already bought, why not cut into that line, install a 30A plug and socket and just plug in my Progressive?
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Old 03-17-2017, 10:57 AM   #2
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You can, but I sold my external and installed an internal. No worries about theft.
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Old 03-17-2017, 12:08 PM   #3
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use the internal model and get the remote status monitor
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Old 03-18-2017, 08:02 AM   #4
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I have the same surge protector and use a cable style lock on it. I have never had anyone try to steal it yet. Also, if I am going to be away from the Airstream for an extended period, I unplug it from the pedestal and store it inside.
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Old 03-19-2017, 05:11 AM   #5
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If you lock up the surge protector when you are away, you leave the rv without protection or you disconnect the power. Doesn't this defeat the purpose of having a surge protector in the first place? This is my dilemma.
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