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Old 19th Jun 2019, 8:39 pm   #24
TrevorG3VLF
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Default Re: Poor solderability of old components, solutions?

Tin cans seem to be coated in a varnish to reduce corrosion from the contents.
I used to use the base of Ovaltine drums which would solder very easily. Unfortunately they now use plastic containers.
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