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RE: Do you put flux on the solder joint or on the wick? Thanks.

I've always put it on the joint. Space allowing, I usually start with a spring loaded solder sucker. Then I follow up with some wick if there is any residue. Either way, the flux helps the "old" solder flow better, and cleans the joint at the same time.

I didn't know about the wick with the flux in it. Good to know as sometimes I get a little "outta control" with my flux use. Then I'm dealing with flux cleaner. Then flux cleaner cleaner. Sigh...

Cheers!

Jonesy

"I know just enough to get into trouble. But not enough to get out of it."


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