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Hi all,

Do those air filters for the fumes really work?
Seem to good to be true.

Hi Guys

To paraphrase Clinton: "Yes, I did smoke solder in college... but I didn't inhale".

Gently exhale while soldering if it is not possible to have your face be well away from the plume. Otherwise, have good ventilation or employ a low-speed fan to bias the airflow away from yourself. A 12V muffin fan operating at 8V just as we make for cooling for a tube amp works well here.

If the filter you have in mind is not inexpensive and/or is not washable then other methods might be better.

Have fun
Hey all,

Haha, nice paraphrasiolation!

The Quiet Art of Non Inhaling.

Thanks for your advice Kevin!

I don't mind spening money on a defumigator, but do they work?
Anyone have experience with this?


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