[sdiy] unleaded solder

mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca
Sat Apr 2 19:50:43 CEST 2016


> With lead free, because of the oxidation factor, I had to change the habit
> and leave the tip wetted with a ball of solder on it when returning the iron
> to the holder and cleaning it before use. That way, the solder blob protects
> the tip from oxidation.

Yes, I do that, too - but I've also gotten into the habit of wiping very
gently to clean off the gunk without actually removing the solder blob
from the tip.

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Matthew Skala
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