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Old 02-02-2016, 05:30 PM   #1

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Question No more soldering?

May be on it's way


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So when is this..."old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?
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Old 02-02-2016, 06:45 PM   #2
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Area 51 strikes again? Maybe that's why all those metal joints look so clean on the inter-galactic-green-guys alleged craft in all those grainy pictures from an alleged area near the mythical city of Las Vegas........allegedly...

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I don't think this is going to rescue me from my pending solder project in replacing all my running lights.
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Originally Posted by Black7beard View Post
I don't think this is going to rescue me from my pending solder project in replacing all my running lights.
Don't solder…..CRIMP!!!

You can't use solder on most marine connections and you certainly can't in aviation. Why solder on a bouncy RV? The right crimp connectors (preferably heat shrink) and the proper crimp tool will save you tons of time as well as making durable, corrosion resistant connections.
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Old 02-02-2016, 09:19 PM   #5
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No more soldering?

Unless you can make consistent, perfect NASA qualified solder joints, crimp is the only way to go nowadays. I only solder on printed circuit boards nowadays. 😄

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