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I was away from home and needed to solder a power cord for my daughter's Sirius radio in her car. Fine wires are difficult to solder together, even u...
I did have access to solder and a soldering iron. Beyond that, I had a Chip Clip and an empty whiskey bottle.
I inverted the clip and put one half of the handle into the neck of the bottle.
The wire I used was very similar to that shown here. It is about 22 gauge copper and stranded. I like to roll the wire on a hard surface while press...
If you plan to insulate your solder joint with heat shrink tubing, slide it onto one of the wires now. I did not have any available to me when I need...
Push the ends of the wires so they entwine with one another end-to-end. This part is tedious and requires bending the wires so they stay exactly in ...
Without disturbing the wires, heat and apply solder.
This is a good strong solder joint, even though the wires were not twisted before soldering. Slide heat shrink insulation over them and heat it, or u...
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