Hardware replacement brainstorm session


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Old 07-20-17, 08:30 AM
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Hardware replacement brainstorm session

Inherited a pendant light in the home we just bought. The plastic power toggle knob is stripped, so it just turns and turns. Replacement suggestions? Photo 1 shows the bear screw, photo 2 shows the complete unit, photo 3 shows the stripped toggle knob attached.

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Old 07-20-17, 08:33 AM
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Couple of pictures of what we're looking at would be very helpful!
 
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Old 07-20-17, 09:05 AM
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Please post a picture of where it is connected to the ceiling. Is there no wall switch?
 
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Old 07-20-17, 09:12 AM
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There is no wall switch. The lamp functions fine; I can turn the screw with needlenose plyers.

This is strictly a hardware question. What would be the easiest way to replace the toggle knob without disassembling the lamp?
 
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Old 07-20-17, 09:15 AM
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If you are lucky all you need to do is replace knob. Take kn0b off and go to a big box (HD OR LOWES) or lighting store and see if they can match or replace it.
 
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Old 07-20-17, 09:16 AM
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Old 07-20-17, 09:21 AM
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Nice. Thanks, guys. I had assumed replacement parts would be impossible to locate. Apparently not.
 
 

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