Semi-OT: Interesting or unusual PC Compatibles?
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Sun Aug 5 11:32:28 CDT 2007
On Sunday 05 August 2007 00:23, Chris M wrote:
> Soldering iron tips are made of copper, so I don't see any reason why I
> couldn't chisel one down for a specific task. Any thoughts? Am I courting
They're made of copper, but they're also plated with iron, and once that
plating is gone the copper doesn't last -- it gets pitted, etc. On really
old stuff I used to file tips, but not any more...
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