Solder: 60/40 vs 63/37

Discussion in 'General Technical Questions and Answers' started by KR2D, Dec 10, 2011.

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  1. AF6LJ

    AF6LJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    There is a cure for this.........
    Get your son better tools than the ones you own.

    Be proud your son is able to acquire those skills.
    There is a measure of independence that comes from being able to make something from nothing.

    They can take my job.
    The hand of fact can rob me of part of my eyesight.
    But nobody can take away my skills.
  2. K8ERV

    K8ERV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Whiskers B.jpg
    Tin whiskers are a myth, there ain't no such beast.

    TOM K8ERV Montrose Colo

    Can't get my whisker pix to attach. ??

  3. KD0CAC

    KD0CAC Ham Member QRZ Page

    Tom , if the Tin Man has been out parting , I have seen him with them :)
  4. WA9SVD

    WA9SVD Ham Member QRZ Page

    It may be the same alloy (60/40) but apparently is from numerous sources, which vary widely in quality. At least name-brand manufacturers (ERSIN, KESTER) have a record of quality of alloy AND the rosin they include in their solder.
  5. KL7SG

    KL7SG XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Sure glad you told me! I guess a lot of smart folks have been wasting their time.

    You going to tell NASA or do you think we should sit back and watch them spin their tires?

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