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Simple soldering support for cable joining

Discussion in 'Tips and Tricks' started by BradsXmasLights, Oct 9, 2017.

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  1. BradsXmasLights

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    I've discovered this excellent support method for quickly soldering large cables together (without having them move around)... One metal fixing plate + some strong hard drive magnets.


    View: https://twitter.com/BradsXmasLights/status/917318473478320128


    Positioning the join between the gaps also lets you can get the iron under it too.

    Enjoy!
     
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    Boof63 Senior Elf Generous Elf

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    Bugger!!!! i been using clothes pegs.:oops::thumbsup:
    Cheers Boof63
     
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    Great idea mate ! Amazingly strong little magnets them never had a use for them but did collect a few for no reason ! but will definitely give it a try !
     
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    I just use my fingers to hold each wire, then get mad and cursy and sweary when I start to burn my fingers cause the wire has decided to just start wandering away from the other wire for no reason then I have a weird join that I have to do again once the wires cool down and I go for a smoko break hahaha. Works 99%of the time.
     
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    i just twist them together and solder them after not as neat a join but far easier
     

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