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on/off switch to pipe lamp Answered

Hi guys, I am creating pipe lamps and I noticed here some lamps with on/off switch which is included in the pipe...not outside on the cable. Can you give me a hint where do you get these or how do you create them?

something like this switch, or similar



i have pulled several old dimmers from halogen floor lamps people have thrown out. These (SCR?) dimmer switches seem to survive long after the lamps physically fall apart.

do you have some picture please?:)


this type of lamp is so fragile that they land in dumpsters busted into 3 or 4 sections of pipe. Guts are still fine. I also got 1 of those dimmers for 50 cents or somethin when the thrift store got a busted lite. they may just give you it since its trash to 99.9% of folks

thanks, thats good idea with on/off/dimmer switch but I've found in my stores only this "switch" or his smaller version where it is not possible to put some dimmer inside...so I have to search more for pipe switches where there will be more space inside


cool thanks a lot :) this looks possible with my stuff