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So sick. Awesome job.
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So sick. Awesome job.

Thanks!

Well I am currently working on the PSU. I have got the cables for the GPU's made and I am trying to desolder the old wires from the PCB... and the solder won't melt at all. I have a 45 watt soldering iron that gets up to 960*F so I know that shouldn't be a problem... I'm headed out a good hardware store to see if they have any suggestions. I do know I need some sort of solder wick or solder sucker but the solder won't even melt. And yes, I have let the gun sit for 15-20 minutes. That should be plenty long enough for it to heat up.

Ughhh... I hate soldering...

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What size shape is the tip?

Lay the flat side on the solder not the very tip. Just a suggestion if your not already doing it. biggrin.gif
   
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What size shape is the tip?

Lay the flat side on the solder not the very tip. Just a suggestion if your not already doing it. biggrin.gif

Thanks for the suggestion but that's what I'm doing haha. It melts a little bit at a time so I bought a solder sucker so when I melt a little bit, I'll suck it up. It'll be slow progress but I should be able to get it done.

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100 watt time. smile.gif
   
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100 watt time. smile.gif

I've been working on it more. I need to clean the tip better. I got 12 wires removed so far lol about 50+ more to go! And I don't have the money to get a 100 watt soldering iron hahaha.

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I usually use an old razor blade to scrape the gunk off followed by a quick flick to sling it off the tip then retin.. 100 watts come in handy for automobiles. They usually have globs of solder in engine bay harnesses etc.
   
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I usually use an old razor blade to scrape the gunk off followed by a quick flick to sling it off the tip then retin.. 100 watts come in handy for automobiles. They usually have globs of solder in engine bay harnesses etc.

I'm seeing if someone has a 100 watt soldering iron I could borrow. My battle with removing the solder from this PSU continues.... I have removed all of the 3.3V and 5V wires from the board, now to remove all of the millions of 12V and GND wires frown.gif

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Why not offer kits and such as a extra small small medium large and extra large
Then the user can cut it them selfs and for a premium they get to have it pre assembled
This is for the slight and if you could make a dimmer than that will be great
 
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Why not offer kits and such as a extra small small medium large and extra large
Then the user can cut it them selfs and for a premium they get to have it pre assembled
This is for the slight and if you could make a dimmer than that will be great

Simply because it is not profitable. Offering kits and stuff is basically the same as just making it for yourself. I wouldn't make any money because I would have to price it the same as someone who would just buy the supplies.

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