Apply dilute paste flux where needed.
Melt the flux until it's clear.
Turn off torch.
Gently heat the metal until the solder is "glued."
Heat as usual until the solder runs.
I really don't have much of a problem with this system.
Yep, — you’re right. I’m just too impatient. I have sooooo
much to do at this time of year that turning the torch on, melting,
turning torch off, placing solder, and turning torch on again takes
just too much time especially since most of my pieces have at least
three to four soldering steps. Paste solder has solved that
problem for me. I’ve found that I can do in one soldering step what
used to take two or three soldering steps before. I love paste, I
love paste, I love paste. In case that wasn’t clear, I love
paste!! Now if they could just somehow make it without the nasty