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  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 3
  • Ease Of Use: 3
  • Usefulness: 1
Not satisfied with the product – Electronics DIY Gas Soldering Iron Reviews

posted by Alonex on 07/15/2011 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

It's very simple to use. It's light, the gas lasts long enough.
The temperature is reaches isn't high enough to make quality soldering. The rosin core doesn't get hot enough. I think this is a serious design flaw as this should be a main feature in this product.
I was very satisfied with it at the beginning, but then I understood why my soldering suddenly seems to weak.
This is definitely not a replacement for a regular electrical soldering iron, but it's handy when you have simple work to do and no electricity, but it is not for serious work.


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