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#152298 - 06/10/04 09:09 AM Knob and Tube 3-Way
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In an old home being gutted and remodeled was Knob and Tube wiring. In one room was a working porcelain Bryant 3-Way switch. I never saw one like this before.

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#152299 - 06/10/04 01:23 PM Re: Knob and Tube 3-Way
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Looks like the fourth screw hole {7 o’clock} would have made a 4-way feasible. The "front-access" terminals would have been handy for troubleshooting.

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#152300 - 06/14/04 07:53 PM Re: Knob and Tube 3-Way
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I saw several "front access" switches in that house I updated a few months ago.

Access is easy, but god forbid you throw the wrong breaker and don't "tick test" before you touch it!

Of course, I'd bet that the exisitng wiring is rubber insulated / asphalt/linen jacket stuff... and cracked like heck near any receptacles or switches that haven't been well sealed these many years!

[This message has been edited by DougW (edited 06-14-2004).]

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