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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Electricity.

In this Badge Bit, you will repair a light switch.



Some related articles
  - Change a Single Pole Switch
  - Replace a Double Light Switch
  - Replace a Three Way Light Switch
  - Replace a Dimmer Switch
  - 3 Ways to Replace a Light Switch













To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - repair a light switch

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide:
   - a before pic of light switch not working - complete with a description of how it is not working
   - a picture during the light switch repair
   - an after picture action shot of the light switch working
   - OR post a 2 minute video of you showing it not working, repairing the light switch, and it working
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Approved BB submission
This BB is a first part to my Straw Badge, it is 1/2 point from uncompleted Sand Badge bits.



This is the offending inoperable light switch after power has been disconnected and it has been pulled from the box. It is a light duty 15A 3 way unit that wasn't meant to last.



After removing the switch I clipped the old loops and made new as pictured below.



Stripping the wires.



Making the loops with a needle nose pliers.



Notice the loops go on the screws with their orientation to squeeze shut as the screw is tightened and are also coated with a bit of dielectric grease.



Finished light switch in operation. The fan is operated by pull switch.

The original post can be seen here.
Staff note (Mike Barkley) :

I certify this BB is complete.

 
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