Use copper tongs when working with pickling solution to quench soldered items. Copper is the ideal metal since stainless steel or other metals that contain iron will cause a reaction in the pickling solution. The slightly curved nose of these tongs easily grips soldered items from the bottom of a pickle pot.
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