Soldering to batteries - a word of warning...

Alexandre Souza alexandre-listas at
Mon Mar 9 14:22:39 CDT 2009

> After cleaning up the debris and finding the battery tab and the battery 
> cover, I was trying to figure out how to replace this battery - and if I 
> should try soldering to another cell (more quickly, this time). I then 
> looked over at my face mask on the table. It was covered with solder 
> spashes, and quite a lot of it too (remember, I was trying to get the flux 
> to help the solder flow). Had I not been wearing that mask, I would have 
> gotten all sorts of crud in my eyes.

    No photos? Won't get a candy today :oP

    Nice you got unharmed out of that! ;oD 

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