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Soldering suppressors to the motor

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Peter Fitness18/07/2009 01:05:31
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I use a 60 watt iron - quickly, having first buffed the area as described by Ashley.
Paul T18/07/2009 07:44:25
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I find that a gas torch works very well for soldering on to larger motor cans.

It puts lots of heat in a small area very fast and is ideal for spot soldering on motor cans. 
Paul Godfrey18/07/2009 18:22:20
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Thanks guys.
I've managed to get the job done, using a combination of the methods suggested.
I didn't have a steel bar to heat up, so used a 6 inch nail, which allowed the solder to partially take to the casing. I then used my blow torch (unfortunately I dont have one with a fine flame like TFC - not yet, anyway!), a quick blast was all it took to finish the job off.
Thanks again to everyone who's kindly given advice.
ashley needham18/07/2009 21:27:29
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No idea watt (!) wattage my iron is, its got a great bit 1" wide tip though!   Ashley
Paul T19/07/2009 06:41:09
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Hi Paul
Have a look on can pick up a new fine torch for £2.00.
Paul Godfrey19/07/2009 21:15:10
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Thanks Paul
Had no idea they could be picked up for that sort of price.

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