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soldering

  1. johnreto

    soldering runcam split mini

    hey guys, so i'm sitting here with my soldering iron and my runcam split mini, trying to figure out how to solder it without messing up the board. is there a trick or something to solder on the wires without getting solder on the board? honestly really scared that i'll mess it up and ruin the...
  2. PilotSam

    Solder

    Hey guys! I need help on something: i just got a soldering iron, but the solder that it came with doesn't work too well. What type of solder should i get for basic stuff like soldering battery connectors? And also where can I get it from?:cool:
  3. PilotSam

    What is the best affordable soldering iron?

    Hey guys! I'm looking for good quality, affordable soldering equipment, such as a soldering iron, stand, and solder wire. Anybody have any suggestions?
  4. R

    DIY Foamboard CNC foam cutter

    Hey Guys, I've been wanting to build a CNC for a long while. I've tried one last year, just like the one in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgbCy2tQg9Y but had a lot of problems with jagged movement. This week I decided to scavange all parts I had laying around and start a new...
  5. T

    I've got a serious issue

    I am building an rcexplorer v3 tricopter my motors are from ready to fly quads t-motor ms2212 the motor wires are breaking. two of the three motor wires have broken, one was deep inside the motor the break was in the winding's ends the other was right at the housings edge I don't know how to...
  6. L

    Soldering questions

    Hey guys, new here but been watching FT for a while. I have some general soldering questions as I have never soldered before and intend on learning before I build and Electro Hub. First off: I bought this weller iron and was wondering if it is worth the price/any good if y'all have any...
  7. dwardio

    Lengthen battery leads on 30A ESC?

    I have an ESC from HK that came with 2.5" leads to both the battery and the motor. Looking at the FT-22 build video, I can see that he has lengthened all five leads. So here's my question-- What is the best way to solder two lengths of wire together lengthwise? (In this case it's 16 AWG.)...