Oof, I have a lot of room for improvement on my board soldering.
@Creaturista Better than I could have done, that's for sure
@pagrus Thanks! Yeah, I hope I'll get some more practice with the little stuff before too long. My stepmom used to assemble boards for research balloons - I'll have to get some tips from her when I go visit.
@Creaturista Soldering SMDs are never easy but this looks fantastic. Also we have the same iron :P
@baronvonjace Apparently this is a very popular iron! Any idea what heat level works beat for boards like this? 4 seemed a bit too hot.
@Creaturista I generally use between 3-3 1/2. I’ll use 4-5 if I’m soldering anchor points that need loads of heat.
@baronvonjace That sounds very reasonable, thank you!
@Creaturista Hope it helps!
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