when soldering irons go bad

David Griffith dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu
Thu May 28 21:36:47 CDT 2009


On Thu, 28 May 2009, William Donzelli wrote:

>>  I once knew a guy who soldered kits together by running back and forth
>> between his kitchen stove and the table with a flat-blade screwdriver.  I
>> don't know if he ever actually completed anything.
>
> Old school.

I have an old Popular Mechanics or somesuch book from the 1940s that 
described "normal" soldering irons as things that you heat up in a 
benchtop furnace.

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David Griffith
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