How to solder? (VIDEO & BOOKS)

Ok, you got your soldering iron and nothing is going to hold you back, but you have no clue where to start or what to build. There were others before you with the same questions... read them first.

Postby modman » 05 Sep 2007, 09:33

Here is a series of videos for the lazy eyed about soldering techniques. A real impressive amount of free starters info:

Tangent Video Tutorials: Getting Started Soldering
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Re: <Techniques/Skills> soldering

Postby gght » 25 May 2008, 05:43

Lets try this link for basics of soldering.
http://www.physics.unc.edu/~fredb/techresource/docs/soldering.pdf

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Re: How to solder? (VIDEO & BOOKS)

Postby modman » 05 Aug 2009, 11:04

Very basic and short and you don't have to read :wink:

Introduction to soldering: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsDZJszxeZ8&NR
Soldering tools: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zYtQFJLvR8
Safety precautions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9iLNEzLoIA
Types of soldering irons: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sfb1Ve52ztY
Soldering iron maintenance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krxTfZCFptk
Types of solder: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COqGkYMOA44
Heating and applying solder: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHNDa2Wvk8I
Removing solder: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-_pnc-Qqm8
Soldering an instrument cable: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0HBxLxy218


GREAT video on soldering.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_NU2ruz ... re=channel
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