Re: [Electronics_101] Re: what desolder braid?
- On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 3:22 PM, John Johnson <johnatl@...> wrote:
> I recently bought a Hakko 808 Desoldering gun:I bought one quite similar (for external vacuum source), but the front
> and it is great!
part seems the same.
The problem i encountered with it is that the solder will solidify in
the metal tube from the tip to the collection area. This will only
happen after a few pads were desoldered (maybe 20). Once cooled it is
very hard to get it out there (requiring the use of a heated piece of
The problem is the tube extends quite a bit from the heater back to
the collection tube, with no heating there. So the solder doesn't get
molten again if it gets stuck.
Is this the same with your unit?