diy pcb making problem

Mark Tuson markfptuson at
Mon Aug 31 14:32:36 UTC 2015

OK, bored of seeing all this now. There's no NanoNote stuff, and hasn't
been for years, and that's why I joined.

Tried to unsubscribe on several occasions but the site won't let me.

So can someone please unbreak the website so I can unsubscribe, or just
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On 31 August 2015 at 12:48, Rafael Ignacio Zurita <
rafaelignacio.zurita at> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 2:50 PM, Werner Almesberger
> <werner at> wrote:
> > Rafael Ignacio Zurita wrote:
> >> I am sharing, how does it look so far?
> >
> > Pretty good. You may be using a bit too much solder, though.
> > There are two important considerations when soldering:
> >
> > 1) Use plenty of flux.
> I am using plenty/a lot. I have already learnt that from your projects :)
> > 2) Always make sure you heat each of the things you want to join
> >    as directly as possible. Only then will the solder flow freely
> >    and make good contacts.
> This is a little hard yet. I do not have a good soldering station now
> Well, it is good (zd 931), but the pencil does not have a small tip, so I
> just
> touch a bit the the things, and then I take a bit of tin on the tip
> and just touch really fast. I check the join with tester and if I get
> the "beep" I do not touch it anymore; because if I do, I often
> break the join and then I can not fix it anymore
> > If you pre-tinned the PCB, then there will also be a tiny amount
> > of solder on the pads, making it even easier to solder the pins.
> The same that in 2). I try to do, but if it is really hard then I do
> not try harder to continue.
> Rafa
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