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Subject: Assembly question

From: andy@...
Date: 2000-07-05

Some of my modules have arrived and I am starting assembly. Starting
with the Power supply module first, there comes a step where it calls
for heat shrink wrap tubing. In the Power Supply instructions, Paul
suggests using an Alpha Fitgun3. I cannot find much on the web
about that product, but I do find lots of info on other brands of
heat guns.

Do I need a heat gun to shrink the tubing? Can I use something else,
like passing the soldering iron nearby? Is there a cheap way of
doing the heat shrinking? Is there a lot of heat shrinking done in
the other kits that would justify buying a quality heat gun?

Thanks for any help.
Andy Miller