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Old 02-07-2011, 07:49 PM   #1
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I am in need of a few simple devices. The item mounts on a wall switch cover plate and is secured by the two mounting screws. It's purpose is to prevent accidental "turn-on turn-off" of the switch. To operate switch, you must slip a finger under this "guard". I have seen them in the past but don't know what they are called or where to buy them.

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Old 02-07-2011, 08:24 PM   #2
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Google "light switch guard"

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Old 02-07-2011, 08:28 PM   #3
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It would be pretty simple to make your own from scratch using a strip of plastic cut from a milk jug with a couple holes punched in it for the screws.

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Look for them near the red furnace switch cover plates. They are cheap. Not as cheap as the home made version, but a lot better looking....
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:08 PM   #5
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Don't know if they still carry them, but they used to be available at Lowes or Home Depot. Good shot at finding them if you have a large Ace hdwr nearby also.
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Ayuh,... I've been bending my own outa .045 SSteel weldin' wire....
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:17 PM   #7
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I just got some of those switch covers at Lowes last week in the switch isle hanging on a clip strip.

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