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Subject: Re: Heat Guns

From: hodad1@...
Date: 1999-11-12

My experience with the cheapo butane torch was that I cooked the insulation
on a wire
because I got the flame a little too close to the wire. So I guess one
could say caution & a
steady hand would be recommended.

-----Original Message-----
From: J. Larry Hendry <jlarryh@...>
To: <>
Date: Friday, November 12, 1999 8:39 AM
Subject: Re: [motm] Heat Guns

>From: "J. Larry Hendry" <jlarryh@...>
>What about those small little butane torch things. One of the techs at
>work uses one to shrink heat shrink on cabling jobs (but that is not near
>the back of a partially plastic electronic component). Anyone use them of
>have an opinion?
>Larry H
>> From: Paul Schreiber <synth1@...>
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [motm] Heat Guns
>> Date: Friday, November 12, 1999 7:13 AM
>> From: "Paul Schreiber" <synth1@...>
>> I have a Fit Gun #3, bought it from FAI Electronics for $33 about 2 years
>> ago.
>> Paul S.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Elhardt@... <Elhardt@...>
>> To: <>
>> Date: Friday, November 12, 1999 2:54 AM
>> Subject: [motm] Heat Guns
>> >From: Elhardt@...
>> >
>> >To anybody who knows and has bought a Fit Gun. Paul Schreiber
>> >the Fit Gun (heat gun) as a good one to get at a cost of about $33.
>> >catalog search I do shows two models, the 1 and the 3. The lowest cost
>> model
>> >Fit Gun-3 costs between $50 to $65 depending on the supplier. Has a
>> >been discontinued, or are these new models, or did the price just shoot
>> >up?
>> >
>> >-Elhardt
>> >
>> >>