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What is the plastic tool that came in my solder kit? Answered

Hey guys, i just bought a solder kit.  This one to be exact.  There is a little plastic tool that I cant figure out what it is supposed to be used for.  It has two tips, one pointed, and one that is "forked" .  Can somebody tell me what it is?  I've been looking at soldering videos and cant find what this tool is.

Thank!

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mpilchfamilyBest Answer (author)2012-03-15

That is for clearing solder drips and bridges from the board. If you have a solder bridge heat the solder then use the tool to break the connection.

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thegeeke (author)mpilchfamily2012-03-15

That sounds about right! :)

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iceng (author)2012-03-15

I use the forked end to tighten up wire wrap or make clean after wrap bends.
And the half arc end is used in positioning wires in a tight spaces where my
fingers are too big and clumsy....

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Epond89 (author)2012-03-15

sorry guys, i thought i posted a link originally...

http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=40W+solder&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=MrL&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&prmd=imvns&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&biw=1459&bih=891&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=10657264020497859283&sa=X&ei=u4RiT8n-HafPiAK23_WGCQ&ved=0CHkQ8wIwAA

there u go :)

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nurdee1 (author)2012-03-15

I would like to help you but I can't without more info

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thegeeke (author)2012-03-15

Picture please? Or at least a link!

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