Can you solder without a soldering gun?
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Then, what can I use instead of a soldering gun?
Steel wire, screwdrivers, nails, and Alan wrenches are all potential tools for your emergency soldering. Just heat your wire or other steel tool over some open flame for 20-30 seconds and then proceed to solder as you normally would.
One may also ask, can you use a lighter to solder? This video teaches how to solder two wires using a lighter in simple steps. First strip together two ends of a wire by removing their outer cover. Now take a lighter and start heating the wire ends. When its starting to melt use another thin wire or rod and rub the wires so that the wires sticks tightly.
Also to know is, can you use glue instead of solder?
As others have said super glue is not conductive. You can buy conductive adhesive which is used when normal soldering is not practical. It can come in numerous styles (in a syringe, tube, or other type container). It is an option when a normal solder job can't be done.
Why can't I get my solder to stick?
A classic reason solder won't stick to something is because you're not getting it hot enough. Touch some solder on it, and it should melt almost instantly. Put a nice little blob of solder on the tip of the iron. Press the blob of solder into the metal to be soldered.