Butane Soldering Torch for soldering jewelry
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Which brand & model do you like best for soldering jewelry? Your Reasons? What is the maximum degree of heat for your recommendation? I want to replace my propane tanks with something smaller and am leaning towards buying one of these. Any suggestions are most welcome, including negatives. Thanks very much!
Posted at 9:41 am Jan 20, 2010 EST
For small soldering projects, you want a self igniting PT 200 torch. Solder It, Lenk and Blazer are all good brands. Here are a couple listed on Amazon:
For larger projects, you may want an LPT-500 torch. Or you can use two torches.
These tutorials may help get you started using a butane torch to solder:
and do not forget the pickle:
Posted at 10:40 am Jan 20, 2010 EST