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db72

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Soldering Iron Temp
« on: June 04, 2010, 01:32:10 PM »
What temp do most of you have your irons set to? I know this has a lot to do with what solder you use as well but what are some guidelines? I don't want to fry any of my expensive mojo components. ;)
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Re: Soldering Iron Temp
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2010, 02:55:08 PM »
I don't consider myself an expert by any means, but I know that I never set my soldering iron to the hottest setting. I've had good success adjusting to 3/4 of my maximum setting. I guess if you're concerned about a delicate/vintage/expensive getting fried you can always get one of those heat sinks you clip on the part...just for safety sakes :) Good luck!

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Re: Soldering Iron Temp
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2010, 08:29:59 PM »
I set mine at around 615 degrees.  3-4 seconds of preheating and then lay the solder on.

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Re: Soldering Iron Temp
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2010, 10:04:31 PM »
Mine's always at about 450 centigrade.  Dunno that in fahrenheit.

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Re: Soldering Iron Temp
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2010, 05:10:01 AM »
Mine's always at about 450 centigrade.  Dunno that in fahrenheit.

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