[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.

Matthew Skala
mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca                 People before principles.

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