In a message dated 5/5/2005 4:14:40 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
I put the end that I want "stripped" into a small blob of molten
solder on the end of my iron
What you are using there is "Nysol" self-solderable "enamelled wire". Is is
NOT the same chemistry as "Formvar maget wire" which is VERY heat-resistant
(flame will "kill" it).