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Karl-Martin Skontorp

Member Since: August 18, 2011

Country: United States




  • I don’t know if it is true, but I was taught to clean the tip just before use, and never after use, so that the tin would stay on the tip and prevent it from corroding.

    Edit: Just need to add that after a session of soldering I clean and re-tin the tip, of course.

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