Old 10-08-2018, 05:22 AM
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Originally Posted by SailFishQuepos View Post
Alright, you are dragging the truth out of me. I really really stink at soldering. I can weld, lay fiberglass, build and rebuild anything mechanical (motor or transmission), but I stink at soldering...
Here's something you may want to try for soldering - I use an Ancor butane torch. I've found if you strip 3/4" off each wire, then wash you hands thoroughly (to avoid grease contamination), then wrap the wires together as tight as possible and heat the connection from the bottom for ~3 seconds, then touch rosin core solder to the top of the connection, it works perfectly. I also like Ancor adhesive lined shrink tube to finish the job.

Mini Butane Pocket Torch Ancor

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