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Old 01-18-2019, 08:56 AM   #291
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Okay, yes they are storage locks to allow airing, thanks
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Old 01-18-2019, 11:02 AM   #292
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Good idea, Chris and Patricia! In almost 3 years, we have not used our microwave either. We do use the small cabinet above it, but one large cabinet with shelf would be better
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Old 01-18-2019, 01:16 PM   #293
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Okay, yes they are storage locks to allow airing, thanks
Yes Jim, indeed they are and came with the fridge/freezer as standard when we picked it up at ETI.
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:20 AM   #294
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I’ve wanted to add pilot light switches to certain things, eg the awning power switch, so it’s more readily apparent if it’s on or off. Finally got around to it using drop in replacement switches that trade out directly with stock switches. The only catch is that you must source and run a ground wire to each switch for the light to work, which isn’t hard as a 12v/usb receptacle is standard in this area. Now we have awning, exterior marker lights, and exterior porch lights all with pilot lights. The only unlit switch in this area is the interior lights, but those are pretty obvious when on, so lighted switch is superfluous.

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I like this mod, may have to copy, with your permission of course.....
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:31 AM   #296
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I like this mod, may have to copy, with your permission of course.....


Well, yeah! Half the fun is sharing! Okay, maybe 1/4. Half the fun is figuring out and doing. 1/4 is using, and that leaves 1/4 for sharing.
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Old 02-12-2019, 12:07 PM   #298
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I put labeling at 5% of the fun, +/-2%.
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Scott, Great mod. Two questions:
1) I haven't fiddled with any of our factory switches yet, but do connectors just slip off the old switch and then back on the new one? Or is there any soldering, etc., involved?
2) Do they really illuminate as bright as the photos suggest (appear so bright that one could read by them!), or is that just photographic artifact?
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Scott, Great mod. Two questions:
1) I haven't fiddled with any of our factory switches yet, but do connectors just slip off the old switch and then back on the new one? Or is there any soldering, etc., involved?
2) Do they really illuminate as bright as the photos suggest (appear so bright that one could read by them!), or is that just photographic artifact?
Thanks, Dale

No soldering required. Connectors are standard spade type. You will need to add at least one crimp on connector, but probably more, to make the neutral wire for each switch.

As to brightness, the pics exaggerate the effect. To be sure they are brightish switches, but nothing like the photo makes them look.
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