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Old 06-17-2012, 09:03 PM   #30
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Default Re: My 500+ Project

Originally Posted by Azryl View Post
Awesome! Good to hear about the tracks after the clean up... replacing sockets is a pain, make sure you do not make any solder bridges on the legs. Check with a magnifying glass if you have one.

Hope Gary works for you.

Thanks, yeah removing a Socket is really hard, I wish I had a nice Weller Soldering/de-soldering station like back in my techo days as solder suckers are close to useless and de-soldering braid can be tricky to use on such small holes.

I do all this sort of work with a mag-glass mounted on my little small-pcb holding stand thingo.
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