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Jimmie Rogers teaches one person at a time how to solder at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011. For only one dollar, participants can buy a kit with a small PCB, a battery, and flashing LED all mounted on a cute robot pin. Jimmie and Mitch Altman have taught thousands to solder at Maker Faire over the years, and we love that its become tradition.

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Becky Stern

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Uhh, Becky, you sell them for $3, not $1. That doesn’t even include shipping…. Are you referring only to the Faire prices?

    1. Anonymous says:

      Yes, that’s what the Learn to Solder sessions (w/solder badge) cost at the Faires. The Solder Merit Badge kit is $3 in the Maker Shed.

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