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Old 08-11-2016, 09:30 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by FF View Post
Since the mercury never wears out it might be simple to redo a mechanical switch to have mercury contacts.

Never tried it tho.
The best float switches ever made used mercury switches to turn the pump on and off.

The government outlawed them and they haven't been made for years. I used to have some but they are gone now.
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