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Old 03-02-2009, 11:51 AM   #16
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Ack! Broken 3 ways switches discovered.


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a manufacturing defect
3-way switches
rivet
breakage
none of the defective switches actually got shipped,
the second report of this
Question Numero Uno: Could you have readily found this on the Internet, knowing now that this problem does actually exist?
This is a test of the Internet as far as its usefulness in troubleshooting problems.

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Old 03-02-2009, 11:55 AM   #17
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Question Numero Uno: Could you have readily found this on the Internet, knowing now that this problem does actually exist?
This is a test of the Internet as far as its usefulness in troubleshooting problems.
You will be able to now, this site is very optimized for search engines.

Searching broken Leviton switches will probably bring up this thread pretty soon here.
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Old 03-02-2009, 12:04 PM   #18
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Ack! Broken 3 ways switches discovered.


I think the apprentice electrician's name who installed these was Kong, (first name King). And they did not want to go into the box flush with the wall, so he just pressed with all his might and got them into that box!
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If only they had not let all those bad gfci's get out....
They probably shipped him 3 of them
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Old 03-02-2009, 03:11 PM   #20
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Old 03-02-2009, 07:03 PM   #21
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Ack! Broken 3 ways switches discovered.


Another good reason they stopped making the quick wire for 12 AWG, the wire wouldnt bend easy enough when trying to stuff it in the box, there were a lot of broken receptacles and switches.

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