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If something is soldered onto your mobo, a good way to take it off is with a hairdryer. Usually blowing on the front/back of the mobo gets things off. Doesn't work if there's more than solder attaching it though.
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Hair dryer lol? What, overvoltaged to 500v? U mean hair burner/seared/destroyer?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chechenepiphany
If something is soldered onto your mobo, a good way to take it off is with a hairdryer. Usually blowing on the front/back of the mobo gets things off. Doesn't work if there's more than solder attaching it though.
The hair dryer wouldn't get anywhere near hot enough for solder. plus if it did you would end up with all kind of pieces falling off the board since you can't localize the heat. anyone for 52 resistor pick up
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The hair dryer wouldn't get anywhere near hot enough for solder. plus if it did you would end up with all kind of pieces falling off the board since you can't localize the heat. anyone for 52 resistor pick up
Hehe
Anyway, im now very carefully i might add stripping ide wires to make a small bridge from connector to my pcb. Wish me luck guys
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Anyway, im now very carefully i might add stripping ide wires to make a small bridge from connector to my pcb. Wish me luck guys
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post #16 of 25
You need a desolderer (spelling) to do this. It's pretty hard to desolder somthing with a solderer.
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You need a desolderer (spelling) to do this. It's pretty hard to desolder somthing with a solderer.
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post #18 of 25
Go into your local hobby store and by a heat gun. They're like powerfull hairdryers, but with multiple tips to direct airflow.
And try striking a match right near the solder. The chemcals ignigting on the end are plenty hot to drip the solder right off. (But not too hot to hurt anything else.)

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Go into your local hobby store and by a heat gun. They're like powerfull hairdryers, but with multiple tips to direct airflow.

I totally forgot about heat guns. Yeah, one of those will work, just buy the cheapest one at the store, price dosn't usually matter when it comes to heat guns, unless you need a really really powerfull one, which you dont.
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WOOOHOOO!
Baby look at that!!! That is sexyness! You shall now refer to me as master soldierer!
Omg i myself cant believe how neat that is...
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