Odd Switch Plate

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I have a 3 gang toggle switch where the toggles are closer together than normal. Most switches are about 1.5 inches apart, whereas these are about 5/8" apart. I need a new cover for it and can't figure out what it is called or where to find one.

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Old 10-05-13, 02:13 PM
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Pictures might help. http://www.doityourself.com/forum/li...-pictures.html Is this line voltage or low voltage switching?
 
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Old 10-05-13, 02:19 PM
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Welcome to the forums!

I have a 3 gang toggle switch where the toggles are closer together than normal. Most switches are about 1.5 inches apart, whereas these are about 5/8" apart. I need a new cover for it and can't figure out what it is called or where to find one.
We'll need some more information to go on. Is this a triplex switch or three separate switches? What is the make and model stamped on it, or them? Can you post a picture of what you have? See How To Include Pictures.

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Can you simply tap the switches apart some in the box to adjust them to fit? just a thought.
 
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Old 10-07-13, 09:24 AM
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From 5/8" to 1-1/2"? That's a 7/8" shift!

BTW, I just measured a couple to be sure and yes, it is more than 1-1/2". Two devices in a 2-gang box are 1-13/16" apart, center-to-center.
 
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Probably Despard - Despard Wall Plates
 
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