Closet light switch

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Rivertender
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Closet light switch

Post by Rivertender » Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:52 am

Getting a tri cabin ready for sale.

Inexplicably unable to find the simplest, almost universal part...the uncomplicated plunger activated light switch that:
...turns the light bulb on when you open the closet door
...turns the light bulb off when you close the closet door.

I can't believe the stores and online shops that shrug their shoulders and reply that they don't carry the item.

Scheeeesh.

Anyone have any suggestions?

Many thanks for any thoughts.

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Re: Closet light switch

Post by WayWeGo » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:05 pm

Have you checked with Beacon Marine? Just click on the online store button above or call Bob at 609-713-4602.
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Re: Closet light switch

Post by Big D » Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:52 am

She was a 1969 36 ft wooden beauty with big blue 440s that we'll miss forever.
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Re: Closet light switch

Post by oldboat1 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:22 pm

Might search Amazon for Mr. Beams MB530. It's a self contained battery powered light with a motion sensor.

We have a Civil War era house with a number of dark spaces, and these lights have worked well. (Ghosts apparently don't actuate the sensors.) In reading your post, it struck me that I could use them on my F26 in a few spaces -- just hadn't occurred to me. No wiring needed.
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