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Help locating 3-way question thread? #8355
03/20/02 02:37 PM
03/20/02 02:37 PM
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Redsy  Offline OP
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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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Re: Help locating 3-way question thread? #8356
03/20/02 03:13 PM
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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).]

Re: Help locating 3-way question thread? #8357
03/20/02 05:47 PM
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Re: Help locating 3-way question thread? #8358
03/20/02 11:24 PM
03/20/02 11:24 PM
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Redsy  Offline OP
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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.

Re: Help locating 3-way question thread? #8359
03/27/02 01:41 AM
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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.

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Ronald

Re: Help locating 3-way question thread? #8360
03/27/02 07:58 AM
03/27/02 07:58 AM
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Redsy  Offline OP
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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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