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dmoisan

join:2003-03-25
Salem, MA
reply to nonymous

Re: Removing a 15 pin chip

If you can't suction old solder, melt new solder in the old joint. Then try the braid or the pump.


Subaru
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join:2001-05-31
Greenwich, CT
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My braid is almost gone.. Speaking of that which braid works best? I had the radio shack brand and it has mixed reviews, for me it does not start wicking unless I put some solder on it and use my 40W iron.


drjim
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join:2000-06-13
Long Beach, CA
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1 recommendation

"Solder Wick" brand from Mouser or DigiKey.


tschmidt
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said by drjim:

"Solder Wick" brand from Mouser or DigiKey.

Interesting - I didn't realize "Solder Wick" even had a competitor.

/tom