Soldering (Was: Re: HP-IB, Amigo/cs80 ... )
trag at io.com
Fri Feb 19 09:38:21 CST 2010
> Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 13:07:58 -0700
> From: Ben <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca>
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> Soldering now is far safer than it used to be. I can still recall
>> the glorious sensation of picking up an American Beauty 100W
>> soldering iron by the wrong end.
>> I suppose that we should be thankful that we don't use an
>> oxyacetylene torch for PCB work...
> I guess that is why BYTE went from a hardware magazine
> to software.
Some of the best advice I got in college was from an EE professor who told
us, "If you drop your soldering iron, don't try to catch it on the way
down. Just let it go."
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