"Cold heat" soldering?

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed Jan 12 19:04:35 2005

> The commercials on TV that I was seeing a few weeks ago seemed to think
> that ordinary people like housewives and weekend fix it up schlubs would
> somehow find a use for a soldering iron. They showed the hands of a lady
> soldering some piece of kitchen ware and some doofus doing some very light

Eeek... I'd not want to trust soft soldering (which is what this must be)
for something like that....

> repair (broken battery wire or something equally lame) on some gadget.
> And I'm like, yeah right. Who fixes anything these days (I'm being
> rhetorical, Tony) and what of anything that's made today is conducive to
> being repaired in the home with a soldering iron?

That depends on the home, and the soldering iron :-)

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