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I think I'm going to try something like a rope...

I think I'm going to try something like a rope light in the alcove with a dimmer at the switch. It's a double switch though where the 2nd switch controls the porch light.

Can you use a dimmer on...
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I did go through a lot of work (grin), but once I...

I did go through a lot of work (grin), but once I got them working our living room now looks like the inside of a 7-eleven.
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SUCCESS! (After 3 days LOL) I followed the...

SUCCESS! (After 3 days LOL)

I followed the diagram on the new ballast and just wired the two blacks coming from each fixture to the blue coming from the ballast. Then wired each of the reds from...
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I just got back from buying a new ballast. The...

I just got back from buying a new ballast. The existing one, I learned, was from the 40s.

To answer your questions, yes, all of the wiring from each fixture is still intact (but the three wires, 2...
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There are two sets of wires (one white and one...

There are two sets of wires (one white and one black) coming from both ends of the ballast, and they were not connected to either the fixtures nor the wiring from the house.

By the way, one set of...
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Ok, I've looked at the ballast and here's what I...

Ok, I've looked at the ballast and here's what I can legibly read:
Advanced Fluorescent Lamp Ballast
Cat # S-251-S
Line Volts 118 A.C.
Line Current 1.2 AMP 60 CVC

Also the diagram shows single...
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K&T Wiring to 3 Wire Fluorescent Fixture (1 of 3 is red)

Not an expert here so bare with me. I'm attempting to wire a pair of 96" T8 fluorescent fixtures (both single tube) to K&T wiring from the house. (Isn't K&T wiring identified by the old woven fabric...
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