[Coco] CoCo repair-upgrade

Steven Hirsch snhirsch at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 07:51:22 EDT 2011

On Mon, 26 Sep 2011, Chad H wrote:

> Actually, that's EXACTLY what I used...I tried desoldering braid 
> first...mixed results.  Tried vacuum desoldering bulb., only seems to 
> work if hit the part real quick before it cools.  I LOVE how the 
> desoldering iron/bulb combo works.  Only downside to it I've seen is its 
> easy to make a mess with the solder residue it tends to spit out

Those RadioShack iron/solder-suckers are not temerature-controlled and can 
easily damage boards and lift traces if you don't work quickly.


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