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Old 26th Mar 2020, 4:45 pm   #198
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Default Re: Zx81

Originally Posted by John Earland View Post
Originally Posted by nigelr2000 View Post
Not ordinary braid but a product like this
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The soldering braid is coated with flux so ordinary braid won't work. Use extra flux to maximise the amount of solder removed. In the video they used gel flux but you can use liquid flux it just is a bit messy, you can even "draw" on the braid with a flux pen (that's what I did). Rosin flux is a bit messy for desoldering as it leaves a hard brown deposit that needs scraping or washing off with isopropyl alcohol.
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