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  • LTHAtlanta commented on bekathwia's instructable Soldering Clean Wire Splices1 month ago
    Soldering Clean Wire Splices

    Excellent approach, very nicely presented. I’ve used it for years with one “old school” variation. We were taught back in the vacuum tube build-it-yourself kit days to make a good mechanical connection before soldering. After tinning, you can make a small hook at the end of each wire, connect, crimp and then solder. Makes a somewhat more reliable connection because the joint is less likely to accidentally flex while cooling thereby avoiding the dreaded Cold Solder Joint.

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