Trade Secrets!

How to get a good clean solder joint!

Issue 186 March 14, 2013

Trade Secrets Video
The three basics to keep in mind if you want your work to be as good or better than the guitar's original wiring.
Trouble viewing video? View it on YouTube
blankMarch 14, 2013
blankIn this Trade Secrets Video:
  • checkmarkNew to soldering? The most important points, quick and easy.
  • checkmarkKeeping the iron clean and tinned: that's half the battle.
  • checkmarkWhat if the solder won't stick to the soldering iron?
Problem-solving products for this kind of work:
Solomon SL-30 Soldering Station
Pro-quality iron with digital temperature control.
CTS Control Pots
First choice for long life and smooth response. 250K and 500K-ohms.
Orange Drop Caps
Hot-rod your factory wiring with these caps. Favorites for restorations and new builds, too.
More More More
Kester Pocket-Pak Solder
The right solder for guitar wiring, in a handy dispenser tube.
Solomon SR-965 Soldering Iron
Durable, reliable, a great value!
Solomon Solder Sucker
The ultimate desoldering tool!
More More More

Don't miss an issue!

Get Trade Secrets delivered to your inbox. Only from StewMac.