What is a good base to rest your part on when soldering?
March 31 2012 at 12:10 AM
(Login jimmie58) HyperScale Forums from IP address 126.96.36.199
I haven't done any significant soldering for several years and now plan to do it on some photo etched parts. An example would be 1/32 scale Spandau machine guns. What is a good plate to rest the material upon or over.
Asbestos is out and I need something more safe and durable than a piece of plywood. What have you been using. Is there a nice "third hands base" available you can suggest.
I sprung for an American Beauty resistance soldering tool and plan to begin using it .I'll also be adding brass detail parts to ON30 engines and rolling stock.
THANKS FOR ANY SUGGESTIONS
This message has been edited by jimmie58 from IP address 188.8.131.52 on Mar 31, 2012 12:10 AM
Your user name and password will give you full posting privileges to all of HyperScale Forums.
Please note the following conditions of posting:
All contributions are welcome but please refrain from political or abusive comments, racially or religiously offensive remarks, swearing (including the thin disguising of swear words with asterisks and other characters), insulting language and crude metaphors. Please do not use Plane Talking as a public platform to complain about retailers or manufacturers (about issues such as broken or missing parts) before you have followed all normal channels to resolve any greivance. Plane Talking is not the place to conduct personal feuds or for posting personal attacks. Please do not post in capital letters only, as this is considered to be shouting and therefore impolite. Also, please do not post in 'texting message' word format. Any posts breaching these guidelines will promptly be removed from the server and the offender may be excluded from further posting to the HyperScale Forums. Off-topic posts may also be removed from the server.
In addition, Plane Talking is not a forum for the public criticism of the models that appear as Galleries or Articles. Please make any suggestions for improvements or criticism direct to the author via the email link at the bottom of the Article.
Finally, please note that this Discussion Group is privately operated and that I reserve the right to delete any post or cancel any registration for any reason whatsoever.