Originally Posted by BacteriumFendYoke
I like the idea but I'm not sure if a solder joint would hold up to it in the long term.
You do need at least 1/2 inch of overlap, I think. That seems to provide enough strength. I'm using a pretty healthy (230 Watt) gun, too.
You can also clamp them if you can find a clamp tiny enough. I haven't gotten to one yet.