Suggestions for VT103?
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Mon Dec 29 07:54:50 CST 2008
On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 09:26:24PM -0500, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 9:07 PM, Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ethan Dicks wrote:
> >> What you are after is rosin-core lead-based solder around 60/40 or
> >> 63/37 tin/lead, with a diameter around 0.5mm (.020") to 0.8mm (.032").
> > I highly recommend 63/37 over 60/40. I find it easer to work with.
> Sure, but I'd never _not_ do a project because all I had on hand was
> 60/40, though.
As you know, the biggest difference is the lower melting point of 63/37,
that does make it easier to work with.
I don't suppose I need to say this, but never ever ever use the roll of solder
your father used for plumbing with the acid core. Ever.
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