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Interesting Vacation House Wiring #168877 09/18/07 10:19 PM
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This spring we had the good fortune to be able to spend a few days on the beach with our extended family in a very nice rental. I did notice a few interesting things though that I thought were worth sharing. While unloading groceries into the kitchen cabinets the first day I noticed some romex peaking out in one of the shelves...

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swinging the metal shelves out of the way revealed a flying splice in a strange place.

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it goes in through a hole drilled in the back of the cabinet. My first thought was for cabinet lights or something, but the hole is only 3 feet up from the floor, in the middle of the cabinet, not at the top. After that I suppose I shouldn't have been surprised to open a closet later and see this:

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Re: Interesting Vacation House Wiring [Re: Admin] #168883 09/18/07 11:59 PM
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Well, at least its all grounded. smirk

I have seen that last picture in real live way too many times.


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