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  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 4
  • Ease Of Use: 3
  • Usefulness: 5
Make your soldering much easier with this – Soldering Remover Ball - Color Assorted - Color Assorted (Large) Reviews

posted by JohnEdwa on 12/08/2008 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

Perfect for keeping your soldering iron tip clean.
Helps a ton to get all the burned flux and unwanted soldering blobs off the tip.
Isn't really about this item, but these are supposed to go in to heavy stands so they wont roll around, and I haven't found one from DX yet.
But, this still works, just have to be more gentle with it.
Remember, keep your pants on when soldering.
Solder is really, really hot, and has a nasty habit of bouncing everywhere if you violently stab the tip to clean it.
If you don't have one of these, and do even a tiny amount of soldering, this helps to keep the tip nice and clean, making soldering easier, and keeping the tip in good condition longer


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