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Old 25-12-2013, 17:34   #16
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Re: Rocker or toggle - ???

Originally Posted by Stu Jackson View Post
Up to 1988 Catalina used "paddle switches" and then switched to breakers. hey were not hot glued, they were "click on" with plastic tabs. The switches themselves are still being made and used. The switches were used with inline fuses in the panels. Yup, could be better quality and better quality is being made today. Mine still work just fine.

I suspect that my memory is a bit suspect, but I did own a C-36 for several years, and perhaps I am recalling rockers that had broken tabs or perhaps there was a production change, or prior owner fiddling, or...

In any case, I was not very impressed with Catalina's electrical panel.

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