i have a 150w iron i use for this and many other big type
soldering jobs......they are available from any commercial
electronic/tool distributor. if none in ur area i can give you
the name of one in the pdx area that will sell to you.....
73 de bob
ps the one i have has a permanetly tinned tip that never pits
or need filing.
> From: Chuck Dietz <email@example.com>
> To: K7FL <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: TOWERTALK@contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Big soldering irons
> Date: Tuesday, June 10, 1997 3:49 AM
> K7FL wrote:
> > I need to purchase a heavy duty soldering iron with a massive tip for
> > soldering PL259's. Recommendations?
> You might consider the BT-100 torch from "Solder-It Company" in
> Cleveland, OH
> It has push button ignition (no matches in the wind!) and is easy to
> use. They also sell silver bearing solder paste (SP-7) in a syringe
> that melts at a lower temp than regular solder and is easy to use.
> Solder-It Company
> PO Box 20100
> Cleveland, OH 44120
> (216) 791-4600
> This might sound like an ad, but I have no connection with the co. I
> just saw a demo of the torch at the Arlington, TX Hamcom last weekend
> and bought one for myself. Its really neat!
> Chuck, KE5FI
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