Well.... wire feed soldering is here!

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  1. schmee

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    Can’t live without that one.
     
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    Looks like a mess waiting to happen. Cool idea though!
     
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    That looks really cool. I always run out of hands when I'm soldering anything.
     
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    That would surely be a nice thing for me..My hands are so weak and shaky that I need both of them just to hold the iron..
    I started with stick welding and loved the wire feed when I found it..
     
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    Me too, something about soft solder wire and trying to push it worried me some though! Wire feed welding was bad enough!
     
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    I have no use for a soldering gun. That is too unwieldy for my purposes when doing amp work.
     
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    I usually heat the part and add solder to it, not solder to tip.
     
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    I was looking at those guns and a bunch of them had bad reviews. It seems the wire gets balled up on the way out. Don't see reviews for that one but......
     
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    The Hakko version looks a little better:
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    Looks interesting...maybe I'll get one in a few years when the bugs are worked out and they're even cheaper lol! I was still welding sheetmetal with a Lincoln AC225 and a solenoid stitcher type thing when wire feed MIG welders got cheap enough for me...

    I do good to use a regular soldering iron without burning myself, I'd set the neighborhood on fire with that thing :p
     
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    Nah! Prefer to control solder feed with my pinkies.
     
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    MIG welders with stiff wire have enough issues with wire binding. Been there done that. So I dont have high hopes for "push feeding" soft solder wire! But thought it was interesting so posted it.
     
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