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Soldering Iron For One Hand

Soldering with 2 hands can sometimes be tricky, especially when freehand soldering.  Soldering can also get repetitive. The Automatic Soldering Iron from Simple Helpful Tech could easily speed up the process. This 60 Watt iron has a spool on the back to hold your solder and a feeder that drops Read more…

DIY Guitar Pedals

DIY Guitar Pedals

DIY guitar effects pedals combine the electronics and music worlds.  Here we are barely scratching the surface of this fun hobby. Basically for building a pedal you have 3 main options.  You can modify an existing guitar pedal, buy a kit or make one on your own based on schematics. Read more…

What Is Flux?

Wikipedia describes Flux as: In metallurgy, a flux (derived from Latin fluxus meaning “flow”) is a chemical cleaning agent, flowing agent, or purifying agent. Fluxes may have more than one function at a time. They are used in both extractive metallurgy and metal joining.   Flux is an important part of soldering and helps Read more…