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

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu May 5 14:33:02 UTC 2022

On 5/5/22 10:24, Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> I'm a huge fan, and it's easier to teach newer soldering students (jab 
>> and go, so to speak).  Though my Weller (which I take with me to 
>> shows, since it's more portable than any of my other units and less 
>> horrid if I lose it/it gets stolen) uses a sponge, I just strapped a 
>> brass ribbon onto the unit and use that.
> Love the brass stuff. Wet sponge is lame.

   Wet sponge has worked great for me since the 1970s.

   However, given these positive comments from people whose opinions I 
value, I will give brass stuff a try.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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