Through-hole desoldering (was Re: IBM 5110 - Where does the character set live? And other questions.)

Peter Cetinski pete at
Thu Jul 13 12:27:13 CDT 2017

On Jul 13, 2017, at 1:23 PM, Mike Loewen via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
>   I used a Pace rework station in the USAF, vacuum desoldering and hot air - very nice, but pricey.

Wow, where were you stationed?  In the late 1980s I was at Beale AFB working on SR-71 cameras and we used solder wick and manual suckers!

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