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Solder

Posted by Anthony Bitetto on 04/01/2009 17:15

::Greetings,
::Can anyone tell me what is the best solder to use on a 50's circuit board radio. I am afraid of burning the circuit board. I have used on AA5's (Radio shack .050 dia/1.5 oz/---63/37).
::Thank you,
::Vinny


The solder you have is fine. It melts at the lowest possible temperature, with 60/40 a close second. There are others, but they have other uses. I personally use 60/40 because it is what I have. 63/37 is a little more money, but what I have is probably 15 to 20 years old and suits my needs. I have half pound rolls, so I won't need to buy more for a while.

Tony



Solder 
Vinny 03/29/2009 13:19 
Lewis L 03/29/2009 17:00 
Lewis L 03/29/2009 18:16 
Mike C. 03/29/2009 18:19 
Vinny-Thank you guys! 03/30/2009 08:27 
Lou 03/30/2009 08:51 
vinny 04/01/2009 14:45 
Anthony Bitetto 04/01/2009 17:15 
Dave A. 04/13/2009 22:31 
Doug Criner 04/14/2009 18:28 
Vinny 04/16/2009 01:36 

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