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Paulie, Soldering talk: I'm looking to replace my cheapo Antex. Any particular reason you went Metcal over Hakko? What model(s) of Hakko were you looking at? Would you make the same choice now?

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Paulie wrote:/snip
Paulie, if you ever come back on to AO, is it possible you can update the pics by uploading them to a new host? Looks like you were using PB before and since they now have a cap on picture bandwidth, the images are no longer visible.
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Hellfromabove wrote:
Paulie wrote:/snip
Paulie, if you ever come back on to AO, is it possible you can update the pics by uploading them to a new host? Looks like you were using PB before and since they now have a cap on picture bandwidth, the images are no longer visible.
I'll have a look at it and see if I can move them :)
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\o/ Welcome back Paulie! :D
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Does anyone have a recommendation for a good quality drill bit set? I have some bolts on a NAC that need drilling out unfortunately and the bits I have are struggling to do the job.
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Soldering, specifically DEsoldering, I picked up a Hakko FR301 this week and WOW what an absolute game changer, I highly recommend!

It makes light work of removing components with perfectly clean contacts remaining 8-)

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I personally use a direct tip soldering iron heats up to 300c in less than 10 seconds uses T12 tips Chinese copy of a Hakko even takes the same tips.

For solder I use SRA made from pure metals non recycled.

Total cost with stand less than £70 with 10 different T12 tips.
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