Go Back   planetArmor > planetArmor Features > Tweak Guides - Tips & Trix

Tweak Guides - Tips & Trix Collaborate on kit improvements

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-16-2007, 08:53 PM
tamigawa tamigawa is offline
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 2,844
Thumbs up Soldering SBS

I know Sam already did one one here, but Rick and I decided that we needed one with pics.


Here are some basic tools that you'll need for soldering and working with PE in general. In addition to what is show here, you'll need some very fine steel wool, preferably 4 ought. Fluz is a nessesity, and you will need a roll of fine solid core solder. Do not get the rosin core kind. I also find a 3 hand tool usefull to hold solder in easy reach and to hold solder wick (more on this later)

Also, you will need a soldering iron. It doesn't have to be a variable temp one but, if at all possible, it should be. Mine cost about $35.00 and the tips are about $2.00-5.00 each. I usually work at about 700 degrees but you can go as low as about 250 to 400. (IIRC)

I use a extra fine tip:

a fine chisel tip:

and the most used, a fine tip:


Last edited by tamigawa; 06-16-2007 at 09:48 PM.
Reply With Quote top


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Soldering gear Evan August planetArmor General 1 12-28-2006 11:07 AM
Resistance Soldering Sticky planetArmor General 3 06-28-2006 12:16 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:28 AM.

Advertise with Us

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.