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Old 9th Mar 2018, 5:33 pm   #35
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Location: Surrey, UK.
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Default Re: Availability of Leaded Solder?

Originally Posted by McMurdo View Post
CPC's Duratool brand seems the cheapest for the moment, I only buy it on special offer.
I bought a 2.5kg roll of Duratool brand 1mm 60/40 at a price that was so low it seemed a "please someone take it away...." sort of deal, and prepared to swallow a (leaded) lemon- but it works very well. The flux has a peculiar smell, more like burning polythene than traditional rosin, but it wets and flows very readily and leaves smooth, rounded shiny joints.
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