Guide to Field Soldering

Guide to Field Soldering

Stone3408 writes:

“This is a kit that will allow you to do many soldering tasks in the field, cost about $8.00, and it all fits in an Altoids tin! I’ve used this same set of stuff for years now and was inspired to share it based on a recent instructable on soldering (an outstanding one). This instructable goes one step further in building a portable helping hand, solder dispenser, and assembling all the other tools that you will need to get things done in the field.

Let me add at this point I know this not the best way to solder and this method has its limitations. It is however the best way to fix surveillance equipment at 3 a.m., in the back of a van, in the dark. I can testify to that. Good times. I was a tech for an undercover narcotics unit for five years and this method came through for me many times.”Link.


  • It’s Learn To Solder Month! – Link.
  • Soldering Tutorial PDF – Link.
  • Soldering Tutorial – Make Video Podcast – Link.
  • Soldering how-tos, tutorials and more @ MAKE – Link.

From the pages of MAKE:
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2 thoughts on “Guide to Field Soldering

  1. -soapy- says:

    Field soldering? How on earth do you flux the grass?

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