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Old Jan 11, 2013, 07:35 PM
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Basic R/C Connector Soldering


Here is a video I shot to show basic soldering skills for a mini-Deans connector.

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Basic R/C Connector Soldering (w/music) (3 min 55 sec)
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 05:50 AM
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Only thing I can see you missed was to use some 3 or 4 to one shrink tube. Nice job on the vid.

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Old Jan 12, 2013, 02:06 PM
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This was a simple video to show basic technique. I used oversized heat shrink to make it easier to see in the video. Soldering around a tripod and light stand is not that easy :-)

I use high quality 3M 301 heat shrink.

http://www.shop3m.com/3m-heat-shrink-tubing-fp-301.html

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Old Jan 15, 2013, 02:27 PM
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Nice video, Chris! Should be mandatory viewing for all RC newbs!
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 10:25 PM
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Thx.

I'm doing a series of videos. One for each type of connector.

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Old Feb 18, 2013, 12:44 AM
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Awesome! Thanks for making the video.

I'll make sure I send folks this way.

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Old May 07, 2013, 12:03 AM
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Thanks for the video.
Just learning myself, and so far have a wire splice and an EC3 connector under my belt. Will look forward to your ec3 connector video, to see how I could improve.
Old May 08, 2013, 09:12 AM
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Chris,
Noticed the Hako soldering station. Same one I use. They're great!
Mike

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