What is your main reason why you don't you like the idea? If you live in a house with plumbing older than 1986, your drinking water pipes were almost certainly soldered with leaded solder, remember that every time you have a drink
Well I'm going to try it. I will post back later in the week after I get the stuff and let you know if it works any better.
...unless you eat the stuff it's not going to poison you.
Have you guys ever heard of ROHS directive? Have you ever wondered what becomes of old electronics? Soldering lead free is different from soldering leaded but not necessarily harder although it can seem so for anyone accustomed to leaded solder.
Lead free solder is inferior in every way that counts.
That's a strange remark since there are no more exceptions from the ROHS directive which means that even life-support and aerospace electronics are soldered lead free. Any way, most electronic devices will be outdated in 15 years anyway and will have to be recycled. The concept of a landfill should be even more outdated.
Every piece of electronic equipment i bought the last 5 years had a RoHS sticker on it. That means no lead (look at your arduino board). Face the facts, lead is harmful in both short and long terms both for the individual and for the environment and unnecessary. And legislature in the Eu forbids it. It is fully possible to achieve solder joints that adhere to IPC standards even for an amateur given the right equipment and the right practice.