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BG 6A 1-Way Ceiling Switch

BG 6A 1-Way Ceiling Switch
Average Customer Rating:
4.061 out of 5
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Rating Breakdown 33 reviews
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26 of 33(79%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
Review 1 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Replacement for the bathroom,
8 Jun 2015
By mrandy
, Cambridge
" Took about 5/10 mins to fit,
connectors were easy to access and the string is very long (great if you have a room with high ceilings)
works a treat! "
Review 2 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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good product
20 May 2015
By solidwhiteoak
, falkirk
" good product at a good price. has a positive feel compared to one fitted in ensuite. "
Review 3 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Great budget ceiling switch
15 Apr 2015
By Briman
, Bedfordshire
" Bought this to replace a unit from another DIY/garden store and it wins hands down. Sturdy, well constructed and has that re-assuring solid click.
Easy to install and can be used for 1 or 2 way circuits. Cable enters through central push out hole.
"
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Bathroom light pull switch
18 Mar 2015
By Psdumpling
, Cheltenham
" Bought this to replace previous switch bought from local day store ,which only worked for two months.this product was easy to install and has a more positive action and feel to it,you cannot go wrong as the price was more than competitive. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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A good British product
1 Mar 2015
By Dodie
, Dunfermline
" Replaced an existing screwfix product (chrome covered) .This one appears to be superior in it's operation, and it's a lot cheaper. However only been in use for a week. The previous only lasted 3yrs. "
Review 6 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Does the jobs well
28 Feb 2015
By oddjobbob2015
, walsall
" Quality item with the switch giving a nice click. Easy to fit and good long cord "
Review 7 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Great quality
28 Jan 2015
By smf61
, Kenilworth
" Seems a quality item with the switch giving a solid click. Slightly different to fit than others I have done and needs thought on which way to orient and routing of wires. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 8 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Does The Job
18 Jan 2015
By virmin
, Merseyside
" Bought to replace a faulty old MK one. Seems fine and the cord's long too. Cheap & cheerful! "
Review 9 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Works so far!!
12 Jan 2015
By Ekkas
, Pontefract
" I used this to replace an MK switch that didn't last a year. Hopefully this will "
Review 10 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Excellent value
20 Dec 2014
By ShockWave
, Stirling
" Found this product to be the best value for money amongst a large number of similar products supplied by other retailers. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 11 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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does what it says on the tin
15 Dec 2014
By callykeys
, london
" initially wanted a like for like mk switch, but these were out of stock.
this one was only about 3mm larger so was perfect for the job. and seeing as it was slightly larger it covered where i had to remove the old one, leaving no sign of repair.
i will use this make again and for sure will keep a couple of both types in my van "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 12 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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BG 6A 2-Way Ceiling Switch
19 Nov 2014
By chazzy
, hull
" Great product. Easy to fit. Great service by Hull Screwfix again. "
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 13 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Pull Cord Switch
27 Oct 2014
By SukhyK
, Birmingham
" Easy installation and quality feel when using the switch. "
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As described!
26 Oct 2014
By sjkenterprises
, south east
" It's a ceiling pull-cord light switch! Good quality & works how it should! "
Review 15 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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fantastic value
16 Jun 2014
By Anonymous
, Fife
" Bought, installed with no hassle, still works, good product. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 16 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Does the job!
5 Jun 2014
By CPS1
, Derby
" Good quality product, nice loud click, clean lines,the only way is up! "
Review 17 for British General 6A 1-Way Pull Cord Switch White
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Quality Product
30 Jul 2015
By Euroboy77
, Sheffield
" Not the cheapest I could have bought, but I decided to pay the extra £1 for a branded item.
No problems fitting and works well.
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Switch fine no blanking plugs
15 Jun 2015
By Licklug
, Worksop
" The switch I am sure is fine but the picture shows blanking plugs fitted for the screw holes, the switches I received did not have these and turns out these are not supplied with this product "
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Excellent light switch
26 May 2015
By Brockite
, Gloucestershire
" Well made. Easy to fit. A very positive feel to the switch. Excellent value. "
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Its a pull switch
9 Mar 2015
By diyer58
, Market Harborough
" Used this to replace a broken switch that the chord had come out of.
A slightly different style in that the switch itself screws to a back box rather than the switch screwing directly to the ceiling with a cover plate.
Only disadvantage I can see is if you had fairly short wires I could be a struggle.
I works and is cheap, what more can I say?
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