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5 in 1 Butane Gas Soldering Set From Expo Tools & Drills http://www.expotools.com

By John Locke Ref:7550 5 Price £34.95 (inc VAT) On removal from the cardboard packaging the tool comes in its own robust plastic case. In fact this is a soldering kit, not just the tool itself. Inside the case are: • • • • • • •

The soldering tool with one tip Two more soldering tips, A heat reflector A hot blower A hot knife and two spanners for fitting the various attachments Some solder and The instruction leaflet

The instruction leaflet is well set out and clear. The tool has a robust metal handle which holds the gas canister and switches for on/off, ignition & temperature setting. Gas is not included in the kit (obviously) and you will need to fill the canister with cigarette lighting fluid. Once lit the tip gets hot very quickly (in less than a minute). This is a very versatile kit with all the various attachments especially the heat reflector for heat shrinking. The only downside to it is that you can’t easily see the level of gas remaining. However, set against other similar tools this is a minor inconvenience given the overall robustness and range of accessories. Another excellent tool from Expo

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