Re: Desoldering tricks (was RE: Gianmario's 64c mystery solved)

From: Konrad B. (
Date: 2003-07-09 13:07:05

> It's the power and ground pins on four-layer and thicker boards that
> are ever stubborn.  One trick that works (with practice) is to
> mount the board vertically (best done in a vise meant to hold circuit
> boards, not a vise for lumber), put the heat in from one side, and
> suck the solder out from the other.

It's the method I'm using. I learnt it from my friend, who was working in C= service here in Poland :)

If I need more heat (in case of huge ground/power planes), I use heated desoldering pump instead of regular (non heated) one.


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