Installing my Prodigy control - Fiberglass RV


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Old 07-06-2003, 02:53 PM   #1
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Installing my Prodigy control

Just finished installing my Prodigy brake control. It took a couple of hours but was very straight forward. I used their generic wiring diagram. I purchased a 25 foot 12-3 drop cord to go from the battery through a breaker, then to the control finally to the trailer plug. I ran the wire under my Saturn Vue's chassis and I think the drop cord will hold up well. Sure is easy to spot with its bright orange color. (plus they are really cheap these days) I paralleled two conductors from the control to the hitch to lessen voltage drop, since there is an extra wire.

Now to check the brakes on the trailer, hitch up and get the whole calibrated.

Someday I might get to go camping.

john
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Old 07-06-2003, 05:29 PM   #2
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John,

Looking forward to a report on how you like the Prodigy. Good idea on the drop cord. Two 12 ga. should be plenty.


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Old 07-06-2003, 08:53 PM   #3
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The Prodigy

Well, I don't know how John is going to like his Prodigy, but (if I may be so bold to interject something here), I love mine.

They may be a little more expensive, but I highly recommend it. Very straight forward and easy to use. :yep Just set it and forget it.
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Old 07-07-2003, 06:49 PM   #4
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I've heard it's a toss up between the Prodigy and the Jordan. Either way, the slight additional expense is nothing compared to the improvement in safety, security, and peace of mind.

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Old 07-07-2003, 07:05 PM   #5
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brake controllers

Since I have the Prodigy, I can only attest to it's abilities.

I would appreciate any input on the Jordon. Not that I plan on changing, but I think the more information that's available when someone gets ready to make a decision, the better.

Anyone have any experience or first hand knowledge of the Jordon?
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Old 07-07-2003, 07:15 PM   #6
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Have to laugh

to tell the moderator about useing the search function in the upper right hand corner. Snicker doodles for all:cheers
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Old 07-07-2003, 09:45 PM   #7
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That just shows that were Human too.;)
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Old 07-07-2003, 10:00 PM   #8
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Ha, he gotcha Suz. I didn't realize you'd been gone so long!;) Welcome back to fiberland!
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Old 07-08-2003, 05:49 AM   #9
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Oops

Al - I's just checkin' to see if you wuz payin' attention. <img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3f0aa08da875fbiggrin2.gif/>

Actually, George is right. I was gone a while. I had a couple of back to back trips during the month of June and was gone for the better part of it. I tried to catch up, but guessed I missed a few. :red What can I say?

Thanks for keeping me honest! :wave And, yes, I did check the search function at your suggestion. Amazing. That sucker works like a charm. :wink

Don't ya just love it?

Thanks, George, for the welcome back!
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glad it was taken in jest

and hope you had a good trip. Last months post on the Jordon where all postive. :)
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