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Double socket - One 3 pin and one fused spur

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Uncle_slow_pints, 4 Sep 2019.

  1. Uncle_slow_pints

    Uncle_slow_pints

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    Hi.

    Did I imagine this existing? I want to swap a double socket for a single socket with a fused spur (like a cooker supply but not as deep) so I can use the switch to turn on a few outside lights. Does such a thing exist? I'm sure I spotted one somewhere, once.
     
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    You can make one up from euro modules and a double gang euro frame.
     
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  4. Uncle_slow_pints

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    Cheers. Never used those Euro modules but I'll take a look. May end up with a double to 2 singles though.
     
  5. Uncle_slow_pints

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    Bugger. The existing box is only 25mm. Just plastered and painted so would rather not have to knock it to bits. Do a plug with spur didn't exist?
     
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    Well ur. How about a cooker switch lol ?
    Ok no fuse
    And get one without red switch
     
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    They did exist once, but that was decades ago.
     
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    Do you realise that you don't have to have the Fused Connection Unit next to the socket from which you are taking the supply?

    It could be situated along the run of the cable in a more convenient location.
     
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    Thanks for the info. I've gone with dealing the double to a single and simple plaster job. The socket is in a stupid place so a switch to an outside light is a better use.
     
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    I used LAP grid fuse, switch and sockets from screwfix.
     
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