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


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Can anyone identify this old light switch?.

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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 07:01 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.

Last edited by 32VAC; 04/08/07 07:02 AM. Reason: sorted out reply (left out some words)

#161843 - 04/08/07 07:31 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 05:51 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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