What type of solder to use?


Old 01-14-04, 06:06 AM
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What type of solder to use?

I currently have a soldering iron (60 Watts) and need to know what type of solder to use and where to get it.

The solder will be used to hold ho scale train tracks together.
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Old 01-14-04, 05:53 PM
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I would suggest you use the thinnest type of resin core solder, sometimes referred to as radio/tv or electronics solder.
It has a slightly lower melting point than other solder and the built in flux is not corrosive.

BTW, resin core solder is normally 60/40 and melts at 370 degF
Old 01-15-04, 12:53 PM
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Lightbulb solder

With GregH here . Dont know where you are But try RadioShack they have the resin core. I think Id get a bigger gun to use on the track. So you can get on it and off faster. ED
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