Joining "thin" wires

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Re: Joining "thin" wires

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Post by bulleidboy » Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:34 pm

I fitted a new tip to the iron and binned about a metre of solder off of the roll, and it appears to be working. I have a new roll of solder on order.
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Re: Joining "thin" wires

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Post by Brian » Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:23 pm

bulleidboy wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:34 pm
I have a new roll of solder on order.
Not Lead free hopefully! ;)
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Re: Joining "thin" wires

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Post by bulleidboy » Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:26 pm

Brian wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:23 pm
bulleidboy wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:34 pm
I have a new roll of solder on order.
Not Lead free hopefully! ;)
Certainly not! :D
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Re: Joining "thin" wires

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Post by sandy » Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:56 am

Is it possible that the wire you have is made of Aluminium, You can get Ally wire. I have never used it myself. Just a thought.
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