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#1 HarV Wallbanger III

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Posted 19 December 2014 - 01:49 PM

I had been to a jeweler for a watch repair and saw something that can help many chassis builders out there!

 

It's a titanium soldering pick! You must have this! They are great soldering small parts and areas free of too much solder. The titanium will pick up solder and transfer it to the work and solder does not stick to the titanium. You will have to develop proper technique of use but once learned they are great! 

 

Titanium soldering pick

 

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Posted 19 December 2014 - 02:27 PM

Thanks for posting the pic of the pick, Greg! Still trying to see what's going on with my computer...


Barney Poynor
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Hello my name is Barney and I was... I am addicted to glue, magnets, and wings... I have been clean and sober years now... NOW I'm hooked on 1/32 club track racing! Dang!
 

"Even if you're on the Right Track, you'll get run over if you just sit there!"

If you remember
screw-on braid, motors that look like padlocks, that dang fuse wire in Cox controllers, "hand" painted bodies, the very first can motors from Mabuchi, and the smell of wintergreen then you are OLD!... like me!

Enjoy life! Race Slot Cars and read SlotBlog!


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 03:00 PM

Interesting. I ordered one to try it out.

 

Thanks.

 

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Posted 19 December 2014 - 03:06 PM

Just a note... please order the handles that have a square head or they roll of the bench easy! The round plastic ones with no head rooolllll...

Barney Poynor
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Hello my name is Barney and I was... I am addicted to glue, magnets, and wings... I have been clean and sober years now... NOW I'm hooked on 1/32 club track racing! Dang!
 

"Even if you're on the Right Track, you'll get run over if you just sit there!"

If you remember
screw-on braid, motors that look like padlocks, that dang fuse wire in Cox controllers, "hand" painted bodies, the very first can motors from Mabuchi, and the smell of wintergreen then you are OLD!... like me!

Enjoy life! Race Slot Cars and read SlotBlog!


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 04:27 PM

This be witchcraft! Arrrggghh!


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 04:53 PM

On a similar note, to quote P.A. Watson, "Now we're talking' voodoo".
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#7 Mark Johnson

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Posted 18 January 2015 - 08:25 PM

I.m making one out of a sharpend ho titainium axel 



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Posted 19 January 2015 - 07:38 AM

Good idea Mark. I've got some 1/8" titanium rods that are just a few thousands to big to use for axles.


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