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08-17-20, 09:39 PM
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Posted By PJmax

The black shrink tubing is only on the leads for...

The black shrink tubing is only on the leads for shipping purposes so they can't short.
The leads should be tin plated steel and standard resin core solder will be ok.
08-17-20, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Most battery cells end caps are plated steel so...

Most battery cells end caps are plated steel so solder doesn't stick well. You spot weld to them or use them in a battery holder with spring loaded contacts.

It looks like heat shrink tubing on...
08-17-20, 12:38 PM
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Posted By telecom guy

Looks like heat shrink tubing. try a razor...

Looks like heat shrink tubing. try a razor knife to slit and remove. Note that these tabs tend to be made of stainless steel; takes a special flux to get solder to flow and stick.
10-07-19, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Marq1

They make a adhesive that is for mirrors (liquid...

They make a adhesive that is for mirrors (liquid nails), but I've use regular adhesive without incident.

I would use caution with trying to be too aggressive with the adhesive, the silver oxide is...
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