[sdiy] Hot air rework stations - question/suggestions

Joshua jlewis184 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 21:26:06 CET 2014

If you are just trying to remove the package, I would recommend using
any cheap hot air gun, like the "Milwaukee 1400 Heat Gun" for $35.

These types of guns have usually have too much airflow to allow for
small component reflow, but they work very well to get parts off the


On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 2:03 PM, Justin Owen <juzowen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to remove a couple of LGA14 chips from a not too densely populated commercial dev board.
> This should be well within the capability of one of the more reasonably priced entry level hot air solder/rework stations right?
> Considering I'm much closer to the Xytronic end of the market than the Weller end - anyone want to suggest a rig that will handle this job that is a step up from my current beaten up old solder sucker?
> Thanks,
> - J
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