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Old 03-17-2007, 04:25 PM
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Dan, I use an old soldering iron I've had for thirty years. It's electric and pretty large so it puts out a lot of heat. I haven't had good luck with a propane torch because it puts out too much heat. I use the hardware varity lead solder, rosin core and a little soldering paste. Plenty strong, brazing would be overkill. You could probably use the old Weller type trigger gun but you may have to work at it to get enough heat. Brass is a good conductor of heat and want's to suck the heat away from the solder joint. Give it a try you will be surprised what you can make for your machine to make life easier and faster.
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