Can I substitute my straightener for a soldering iron?

I need to use a soldering iron for this project, but I don't have one. I would get one, but my parents probably wouldn't let me because they'd think I'd burn the house down with it. Yeah, I'm pretty sure this sounds dumb to ask but can I use my straightener instead of a soldering iron? The... show more I need to use a soldering iron for this project, but I don't have one. I would get one, but my parents probably wouldn't let me because they'd think I'd burn the house down with it.

Yeah, I'm pretty sure this sounds dumb to ask but can I use my straightener instead of a soldering iron? The highest is 410 degrees, but that might be nothing compared to a soldering iron. I don't know much about soldering irons, except that I need it in this project.
Thanks.
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