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I don’t know from hot air soldering, so I can’t judge the details of this homemade rig, but it’s certainly a thorough Instructable. Hot air work/SMD soldering is something I need to break down and learn. Maybe you too? SparkFun has a decent tutorial .

INSANELY HOT DIY Hot Air Soldering iron @ 15 Volts DC and 3.5 amps…PART II – Link

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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