How to Solder: Great Tips on Soldering for Beginners

Learn the basics of soldering to help with projects around the farm.

Soldering Tools
Peripherals for soldering. Resin flux and cored solder (center) are primarily for electrical work. Acid flux (left) scours surfaces and will corrode if not washed off: it’s generally used with plain solder (right and front) on plumbing and sheet work. The gas blowtorch (top) has replaced the blowlamp for heating traditional irons. 
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