[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East Clinic kudos (soldering iron cleaning brass)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu May 5 01:50:17 UTC 2022

On 5/4/22 21:44, Jonathan Chapman via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> That said, though, Hakko is a first-rate company that makes real tools
>> for industry, not hobby toys, and they sell those brass coily things.
>> If they didn't work well, Hakko wouldn't be selling them.
> Yup, that's why I have both kinds on my desk: because it's what the manufacturers recommend :P


> FWIW I did not use a sponge with my first iron, as a kid. I wiped it against the edge of the wood workbench top, which was made from dimensional lumber. That's apparently how my dad always did it!

   I don't think I've ever done that, but I've used a wet paper towel in 
a pinch.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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