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Old 12-04-2009, 12:00 AM #1
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Any one know where i can get some rosin core solder Cheap?

needed for soldering microdrive


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Ok.... thanks for the help
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Default Re: Rosin core solder?

Just a suggestion, since you don't appear to have much soldering experience, you should really opt for the pre-built ones. Surface mount is not something you want to try unless you're proficient with regular through-hole soldering.

If you're still insistent on trying, I recommend using solder paste and a blunt tipped syringe.
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oh it is prebuilt, Im just soldering diode to driver. I've been reading the threads and i dont feel like killing my diode so i wanna do my first build right
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Default Re: Rosin core solder?

Glad you read up on it... Very good idea to use Rosin
Core solder... You should do fine...

But if you are not a proficient in soldering...
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Default Re: Rosin core solder?

I am amazed. Raybo has a super soldering iron for sale on this forum and this question keeps coming up. Look down this thread for the soldering iron. People -- READ here. $50 damn bucks for a super iron and we get more redundant questions asked over and over, forever. Someone out bid me.
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I was practicing with some old piping solder i had lying around with some flux, didn't work as good as i had hoped. so Goin for rosin core.
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HEY GUYS --- This is electronics and someone wants to use sewer pipe solder :-(
Get with the science and get the tools needed. A good iron, solder and other tools are needed. NO, You can't Glue connections together.

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I was practicing with some old piping solder i had lying around with some flux, didn't work as good as i had hoped. so Goin for rosin core.
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Do Not..... I repeat... DO NOT use Acid Core Solder for Electronics
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It is meant to solder Sheet Metal that does NOT have a current running
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@ HM.... He is asking about SOLDER not a Soldering Iron...


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LB --

Good point. He is using sewer pipe alloy with ACID flux. OMG -- how many times do we have to tell them? Soldering is an art - like painting.
$h!t ---- I give up.

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Hey H_M..

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