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10-12-09, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Granted1

We have lift off Ray! It all worked - I can't...

We have lift off Ray! It all worked - I can't thank you enough for sticking with this. I guess you must take pity on us less experienced souls. Thanks a million.

Grant
10-12-09, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Granted1

I'll try it after work today and let you know. ...

I'll try it after work today and let you know.

Thanks
10-12-09, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Granted1

The "line" marking has a "+" on each side, which...

The "line" marking has a "+" on each side, which then match up to the tabbed "B" and "C" screws. And yes, these screws are of a darker copper color - no other screws on the switch are this color. The...
10-11-09, 09:26 PM
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Posted By Granted1

If by "handle" you mean "toggle", or the flip...

If by "handle" you mean "toggle", or the flip part of the switch, you are correct: one of them does not have "on" or "off" marked on it (I never noticed that before). However, I can't say that it's...
10-11-09, 08:58 PM
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Posted By Granted1

Yes, you are right - I have a total of 5 screws...

Yes, you are right - I have a total of 5 screws plus a ground. On your most recent diagram, there is a brassy screw to the right of tabbed screws "A" and "B". And if it makes a difference, the ground...
10-11-09, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Granted1

Neither of the lights is controlled by switches...

Neither of the lights is controlled by switches in 2 different places. One toggle switch controls one light, or in the case of the floods, a set of lights.

I disconnected the wires from the switch...
10-11-09, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Granted1

Hmmm - we may be having a terminology problem...

Hmmm - we may be having a terminology problem here. My understanding of "tab" is based on a lay person's understanding of what a tab could be. On the 3 screw non-ground side, the dark copper base...
10-11-09, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Granted1

I don't see any unbroken tabs. The switch has 2...

I don't see any unbroken tabs. The switch has 2 contact screws and a ground screw on one side and 3 contact screws on the other. On the side with the 2 contact screws and ground, black wires were...
10-11-09, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Granted1

Exclamation replacing 40 year old 2 in 1 light switch

I have removed a 40 year old 2 in 1 light switch from my den, and am having problems installing the 2 new switches I'm putting in its place. The 2 in 1 switch controls a deck light and a flood light...
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