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Heat is not our friend.

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Yes too much current causes HEAT!

Who needs wirenuts

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Notice the hot and neutral conductors twisted together and then put under the terminal screw

wirenuts?

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A closer shot

Whats a junction box

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I found this nailed to beam in the basement of a house. No box, just a couple of roofing nails through the holes in the yoke.

Wire to short? Just splice it!

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This was about a foot away from the above  outlet