|fiogf49gjkf0dOver time I have observed that, in most cases, one quickly turns the corner from "enough' connector mass to suddenly arrive at "too much" connector mass. I started out with a cable clamp like Jessie shows for my 6 gauge "dedicated ground" wire for just the reasons Jessie cites, that it needs to be REALLY TIGHT. From that point, I actually wound up soldering that whole effing junction to "protect" it/keep it from "going bad".|
Warning: The following is for total OCD nutbags only:
I always clean my solder joints mechanically; then I "pacify" them with alkaline flux buster; then I coat the joints with a couple of applications of very saturated "natural" shellac.