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I just purchased a resistance solder that was used in the jewerly business. The machine just uses a arm and a giant coil spring to vary the voltage (110) is it possible to step down the voltage (saftey) and get the same results?

And any good designs for a resistance solder handpiece outthere?

Thanks Rich

-- richard (, June 26, 2001


a 110V uninsulated machine like that is a death trap. DON'T use it. Resistance soldering is usually done at low voltage.

check your email. I've send you a PDF with instructions on how to build a safe one.

- gws

-- George Schreyer (, July 07, 2001.

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