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If you have a soldering iron, or in my case a soldering station, tell me how you use it and what you make with it! I really need some new projects i'm all out of ideas. just another quick question, has anyone ever heard of a store called active? it is the best store in the world for electronics,tools, components etc.

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royalestel (author)2007-08-01

As for the soldering station. There are several good soldering instructables. My Soldering 101 instructable is about as basic as you can get.

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royalestel (author)2007-07-28

Have you browsed halfbakery.com? I'm also still waiting for someone to get around to making an evil-cackle operated hand dryer. Ummmm . . . there was a fellow on here last week asking for help making a strip of LEDs that light up sequentially (like Knight Rider's "eye"). I was going to make that into an instructable until I received my robot create kit. That takes precedence. Anyhoo . . .

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rickick (author)royalestel2007-08-01

i do not want to buy i want to make

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whatsisface (author)royalestel2007-08-01

4017B and a 555 perchance?

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Brennn10 (author)2007-08-01

Type in Active Electronics, you get their online site.

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Brennn10 (author)2007-08-01

This morning I am making my 5th Altoids 9V Charger. One Question: My charger isn't following directions from the "Minty Boost", am I still allowed to post it? I am done 4 currently and they all work great.

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FN64 (author)2007-08-01

Here's a great tutorial with vids etc on working on SMT stuff.
www.circuitrework.com

FN

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Kiteman (author)2007-07-04

Generally, what I make is a mess - I'm not skilled with a soldering iron. The last this I made was the 555 circuit from the Minty Beating Heart instructable - it will (eventually!) make a dragonfly twitch.

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frank26080115 (author)2007-07-04

I went to Active a few times, great selection, and they sell solarbotics kits, but Sayal is closer to my house so that's where I go.

Soldering Instructable:
https://www.instructables.com/id/E30LR180T4EWP872BS/

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rickick (author)frank260801152007-07-04

sayal? i have never heard of them before!! cool.

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