SMT hobby projects (was Re: group buy for homebrew CPUs?)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Sat Aug 12 12:05:03 CDT 2006
Stan Barr wrote:
> It's easy enough to make up a simple spring-loaded device that holds
> the part in place on the board while you're soldering. I made one
> way back when and have used it ever since, makes life much easier.
> Basically it's a long arm that projects over the board with a spring
> loaded plunger at the end with a piece of a wooden toothpick to hold
> the component in place. A short lever allows you to raise the plunger
> for positioning.
Can you put up photos of this? I'd love to see what you came up
with. I think something like that would be very handy for me as well.
Cape Coral, FL
More information about the cctalk