convert 3 wire hookup on rotary phone

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Old 10-16-03, 04:54 AM
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Wink convert 3 wire hookup on rotary phone

I found a a old rotary desk phone which still has 3 wire hookup. Is it possible to connect this phone to the current telephone adaptors by connecting the wires. I believe that the new system uses only two wires (red & green). What will I do with the third wire ?
Short question is how do I connect this phone so I can use it?
Thanks for your help...
 
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Old 10-16-03, 06:26 AM
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At the start of this page is a comment on how to wire a three conductor wire to work with current two wire systems.

http://www.navysalvage.com/diagnose.html

Hope this helps.
 
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