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#161785 - 04/07/07 04:52 PM Old Light switch
Trumpy Offline

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Can anyone identify this old light switch?.



It would have been an outdoor switch judging by it's construction and was more than likely designed to connect to steel conduit.
Any ideas?.

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#161842 - 04/08/07 04:01 AM Re: Old Light switch [Re: Trumpy]
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Australian made Federal Rowco rotary switch perhaps? Normally 10A @ 240V AC only rating, a good guage of its age would be a 3/4" conduit entry instead of a 20mm one.


Edited by 32VAC (04/08/07 04:02 AM)
Edit Reason: sorted out reply (left out some words)

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#161843 - 04/08/07 04:31 AM Re: Old Light switch [Re: 32VAC]
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If you look closely On is up.
This switch is certainly foreign.
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#161873 - 04/08/07 02:51 PM Re: Old Light switch [Re: Trumpy]
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I have a look by one of our subs, for the outside lights.
They look similar, heavy duty for steel conduit.
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