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Old 10-02-2013, 05:06 PM   #46
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Really? You think that's a "good way" to "burn your house down"? Seriously?

Knee-jerk hyperbole doesn't really further this discussion. You're not supposed to make connections inaccessible, but avoiding burning your house down is not exactly the primary reason for that. If anything you're more likely to create an overheated wire situation inside a crowded junction box than in a stud bay cavity.

The primary reason for not hiding connections is that they can't be traced or serviced if anything goes wrong or needs investigation.
Tell yourself whatever you need to hear....
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Tell yourself whatever you need to hear....
Another poster who sounds like he will do what he wants regardless of the advice he gets here.

Enclosing a splice in accessible, covered box will help contain a fire if a bad splice causes a problem. And the smoke will show where the problem is.
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Old 10-02-2013, 05:16 PM   #48
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Another poster who sounds like he will do what he wants regardless of the advice he gets here.

Enclosing a splice in accessible, covered box will help contain a fire if a bad splice causes a problem. And the smoke will show where the problem is.
I don't get why they ask for opinions/help to begin with, they have no intention of heading any warning of advice.
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I don't get why they ask for opinions/help to begin with, they have no intention of heading any warning of advice.
You're not even talking about the same person. And you wonder why people aren't listening to you.
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The box does help to contain an arc and prevent fires.
I'll give you that.
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This site does not support doing things in a non code complying manor.

Question asked, question answered. Thread is going down hill. Thread closed.
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