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Wing nut connection

fixing the connection on a K9 electric fence application

So I went out and tightened down the wing nut where the two wires meet and at first I didn't notice any change....just a low level prickly feeling when you touched it....and then a few minutes later while I was taking a few pictures it must have had time to charge up or something because ZOWWIE!!!!....the darn thing jolted me so hard I dropped the camera, which softly landed in a bed of straw mulch.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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