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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:13 pm

I am building a stun gun ignition for my potato gun and I am planing to build a control box using a few switches,One of them is this one,
It has 3 things on it instead of 2 how do I wire it?
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Unread postAuthor: SpudStuff » Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:35 pm

It is a two way. One is a central and the other two are for either direction of the switch. A, B, and C. B is the common. When the switch is up B and A are connected. when down B and C are connected.
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Unread postAuthor: noname » Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:37 pm

The green wire is the ground, attach it to one of the screws bolting the swith on to wherever you're putting it.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:58 pm

Green wire?
So is their a way where i cn use it has a standard on/off switch? can I remove one of the tabs or just not use it?
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Unread postAuthor: joannaardway » Thu Nov 30, 2006 4:45 am

Yes, you can.

It's the piss easy way to use a 2 way as an on-off.
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Unread postAuthor: Hotwired » Thu Nov 30, 2006 5:20 am

Get two wires.

Attach one wire to the middle, attach one wire to one of the outer pins.

When the toggle is flipped towards the side thats connected it'll be on, when its to the other side it'll be off.

Leave the last pin empty or cut it off or bend it to the side or whatever
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Unread postAuthor: schmanman » Thu Nov 30, 2006 6:26 am

forget that switch. get a regular toggle switch, then go to an auto parts store (a Murray's, I there is one near you), and get a toggle guard. That's what I did. you just have to slip it on, then screw the nut down on top of it.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Thu Nov 30, 2006 7:54 am

aight,I'll go to checker auto parts today after school.
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Unread postAuthor: sgort87 » Fri Dec 01, 2006 11:20 pm

That is not a 2 way switch. It's an LED lit switch. Basically you connect your red to one terminal, the black to another, and the last one leads off to your stun gun or another button. All of the terminals are labeled on it and it also includes a diagram on the package it comes in.

But I hate those switches. They work fine; it's not that. I just think they are too much to bother with. I like a good old on/off switch and a momentary button.

It's all about preference though. Whatever you do, don't use that switch as your trigger. Make sure it leads off to a momentary button.

Also, don't use 9v batteries in your box. Use 8 AA or AAA batteries. You will never have to deal with a stun gun dying after a short time like with 9vs.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Sat Dec 02, 2006 12:55 am

Its lit by an LED?
Haha thats awesome.
And yes that wouldnt be my trigger, I'll have an plain momentary push-button one.
So 9v's die quick?
Good.
So I'll get a battery holder for 6aa's.
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Unread postAuthor: sgort87 » Sat Dec 02, 2006 12:57 am

Use 8 AA batteries to give yourself 12 volts. Stun guns work better on 12 anyway and the LEDs and fan (if you have one) will work better.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Sat Dec 02, 2006 1:26 am

8aa's, all right.thanks, because the 9v battery clips are ugly anyways. Hmm, this box is going to awesome, alot better than my last.
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