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

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Thu May 5 03:30:53 UTC 2022

Alex that is hilarious,
I had a good laugh!

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> On May 4, 2022, at 10:26 PM, Alexander Jacocks via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I have tried the skin on the back of my hand, and my lower arm, and my
> upper leg.
> Both sponges and brass wool work better.
> <wink>
> - Alex
>> On Wed, May 4, 2022 at 9:50 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> 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
>> --
>> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
>> New Kensington, PA

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