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#8355 - 03/20/02 10:37 AM Help locating 3-way question thread?
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Can anyone help me find the discussion about the "trick" 3-way hook-up that had to do with operating a garage light and house light from both locations and having power available at the garage at all times. It was done with only 3 wires between the garage and house by connecting the hot to one of the traveler terminals instead of the common.
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#8356 - 03/20/02 11:13 AM Re: Help locating 3-way question thread?
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Hi Redsy, I didn't see one on this site but I did see one on Mike Holts: http://www.mikeholt.com/forum/Forum1/HTML/002317.html
I Think they refered to it as a Tennesse 3-way. I hope this helps. Bill

Redsy, after reading your post again, I dont think this is the one you are looking for. But, maybe it will help.

[This message has been edited by wirewiz (edited 03-20-2002).]

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#8357 - 03/20/02 01:47 PM Re: Help locating 3-way question thread?
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#8358 - 03/20/02 07:24 PM Re: Help locating 3-way question thread?
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Thanks, guys.
Rick's thread was the one I was looking for.
I tried 3 times today to find it at each section with no luck. I thought it was 3 wires not 4 , but thats the one I want.
Thanks.

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#8359 - 03/26/02 09:41 PM Re: Help locating 3-way question thread?
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Disclaimer Please don't try this at home.

This was used years ago in home between house and garage.

Is no longer legal.



Ronald

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#8360 - 03/27/02 03:58 AM Re: Help locating 3-way question thread?
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Very nice. Unless I'm mistaken, this was also known as the Carter 3-way and the California 3-way.

Thanks.

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