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Old 06-04-2012, 10:28 PM   #1
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4. way switch help


If you install 3. switchs to controle one Light I know they go like this,.

The first switch is a 3. way swicth and the second switch is a 4. way switch and the third switch is a 3. way switch then the Light.

I would like to know in all switchs the Ground Screw is Green but is it ever Brass or anything els?

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Old 06-05-2012, 06:13 AM   #2
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Should be green--but could be a different color--the grounding screw will be attached to the metal frame of the switch--

Post a picture or link to the exact switch---

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I am not working on anything yet I just wanted to check because I thought I read somewhere that it may be Brass but that never sounbded right to me.
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The ground screw should be green or hex shaped, never brass.
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