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    Capitan's hook

    Yayy or nayy?
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    7-8 years ago one of the senior techs I worked with had this. He only used in really tight spots but he swore by it.
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    Works pretty good for not burning the insulation out of a cabinet. Also on suction lines, you can heat the whole pipe up pretty evenly.
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    I have one similar but never really cared for it. Too much heat for one thing. The other is the solder follows the heat and I play the flame to run the silver where I want it to go.
    Might think I'm nuts until you try it but if I need a lot of heat I use my cutting head. I don't use the lever though. It acts like a big rose tip.
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    It works good for unsweating fittings.

    Its too difficult to braze with though, I just use a rosebud tip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hvacker View Post
    I have one similar but never really cared for it. Too much heat for one thing. The other is the solder follows the heat and I play the flame to run the silver where I want it to go.
    Might think I'm nuts until you try it but if I need a lot of heat I use my cutting head. I don't use the lever though. It acts like a big rose tip.
    I learned to brass using a cutting head, most industrial maintenance people do to.

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