Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering - soldering iron - surface mount http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:04:37 PST BLOX v1.01 How to hand-solder a PowerPad IC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hand-solder-a-PowerPad-IC/
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Making a fine tip for your solding iron for SMD soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-fine-tip-for-your-solding-iron-for-SMD-so/
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