[sdiy] Starting with SMT hand-soldering

Cary Roberts cary.roberts at retrosynth.net
Fri Oct 29 06:37:50 CEST 2010

>How about de-soldering?  For chips you flood with solder and
>soak up with wick, or the butane torch method? For chip rx/cx's
>you heat one side and slide the iron in a sweeping motion to
>force the part loose?  Is there a more elaborate way to do this?

I recommend Chip Quik.  $15 per kit and good for a number of ICs.  Here's a
video on Youtube:



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