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Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-03-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,234
Posted By Peter9DO
Hot Air Soldering (SMD)

I'm reaching out for a little advise from anyone who does soldering using hot air. I personally have never done SMD using hot air. I have reballed chips and everything in the past using IR. Now, my...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-03-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

I had to go look at the books, I got it on sale for $69.99 so it's not too far off. How much did you pay for yours?
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-01-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

I have the same Radio Shack soldering iron, i love that thing! I have purchased a load of tips for it, that were from a Hakko I think. They fit but I can't get the bolt down real tight, but it works...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-01-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

No problem my friend EEVBlog and Dave is an EXCELLENT source of information...Hell, the video for the review of cheap hot air station was like 25 minutes long. He gets into some good detail and he's...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-01-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

The only downfall is I had to pay for everything LOL!
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-01-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

Yea, I would say it is worth the extra $25, I wish I would have seen this. I would have liked an extra soldering iron. Nothing is worst when you have a tip on that you think will be perfect for an...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-01-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

I bought the one the has the fan in the wand. No, I didn't take any pictures( I didn't even think to). If you go to YouTube and put in eevblog hotair station (ithink it blog #167) Dave from EEVBlog...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-01-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

I was talked out of that, due to quality... honestly that one is a lot bigger as well and will take up precious space on the workbench. However it has a diaphragm built into the station not a fan...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-01-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

I gave it a look over and it was grounded properly. Thanks for the heads up though! I was playing with that hot air station a little more, I did some heat shrink tubin, desoldered some SMT LEDs and...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-31-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

Good to know, I'll check it when I get home.
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-31-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

I thought it was WE'RE because there is that little arrow that comes down on the P making it look like an R in the logo. Any which way it's from China! Lol!

I would normally just use my heat gun...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-31-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: New toys!!!!

This is where I purchased it from
http://www.ebay.com/itm/230857058505?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-31-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By Peter9DO
Thumbs up New toys!!!!

So, this week I decided to take some of my hard earned money and buy some new toys for the workbench. I justified it by saying "you haven't bought anything for yourself in a while" and "you should...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 10-29-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,732
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: T-CON wiring hack for using not original LCD panel

I just came across this thread... Budm you're my hero!
Forum: Abit - Asus - Aopen 10-28-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,874
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: Asus Eeeeeeeeeeeeeee 1005HA

i replaced the diode and it still didn't work. I wish you the best of luck...keep us updated how it goes!
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 10-28-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,604
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: Where to find broken LCD TV's in your area. Recycled Electronics.

Well, I know in NY it's against the law to put electronics to the curb. I'm almost sure every state has followed suit. Just check WM's website and see what they do for e-waste collection. Normally...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 10-27-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,604
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: Where to find broken LCD TV's in your area. Recycled Electronics.

Yea, when it goes to the recycler they won't let it go. You have to do whatever you can do to intercept the products before it reaches the recycler. I think my best pick was this guy who wanted me to...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 10-27-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,604
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: Where to find broken LCD TV's in your area. Recycled Electronics.

Mike, believe me Virginia Beach is not the only place that people think poop is worth money!
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 10-27-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,604
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: Where to find broken LCD TV's in your area. Recycled Electronics.

I use to get everything from local factories, they always have a large amount of ewaste. If you can give them a speal about how you are trying to help the ewaste problem and that you will properly...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 10-27-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,159
Posted By Peter9DO
PS3 Disc Motor

Does anyone have a very good knowledge on PS3's optical drive and maybe a spec sheet of it all? I have a KEM-410CCA. Thanks!
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 10-24-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 945
Posted By Peter9DO
playing with LM3914 IC

So, I can't sleep so I figured I would go find something to play with. I figured I would look through my drawer of ICs and see what I have in there to make a quick little project. I came across a...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-23-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,174
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: How bad Arse is this? Weller, 2 thumbs up!

Are you serious? They discontinued it? It's all over their website though!! I just caught myself getting all disappointed like I was going to get it, I'm such a damn fool! hahaha! Honestly, if that's...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-23-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,174
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: How bad Arse is this? Weller, 2 thumbs up!

I didn't have a chance to watch the videos yet, but I will when I get home from work. I just wanted to comment on that, because it's like anything in this worlds changing economy. Everyone is trying...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-23-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,174
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: How bad Arse is this? Weller, 2 thumbs up!

Did you hear that? That was the sound of smason destroying my dreams!
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-23-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,550
Posted By Peter9DO
Re: Got rid of my "Helping Hands"!!!!!

Wow, there is a purpose for that saw! That's great! Honestly, I just couldn't see how it would stay still when you have it on and trying to run something over the top of it. I figured it would be all...
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