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    Post  Joseph on Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:58 pm

    During our Expo, we had a request for a workshop on soldering techniques.

    I suggest one such workshop for Wed 21st April, hope that Alex can make it too as he has some valid experience.

    I think that for starters we try to do some soldering on basic copper wires and other odd things and then move on the delicate photoetched parts. I will provide the basic tools and then we guide you regarding the required tools and accesories.

    Please try and reply if date is OK.
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    Post  Dottore on Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:13 pm

    Tanks Alex!

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    Post  alexbb on Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:21 pm

    if nothing crops up im in
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    Post  olivermifsud on Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:43 pm

    for me its ok the date
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:52 am

    I'll be there to watch as well! Should be interesting!

    (PS As for the moment unfortunatly I can't do any demonstrations do to my condition which has drastically reduced my modelling hours to about 10 minutes a session! Hope to get better soon)

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    Post  Joseph on Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:57 pm

    REMINDER!

    Next Wed 5th May - Workshop on soldering techniques.

    Hope to see a lot of faces and remeber that entrance is FREE Smile

    Alex pls try and make it so you can give some guidance and a helping hand Smile Smile
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    Post  alexbb on Fri Apr 30, 2010 4:21 pm

    next wednesday is off for me im afraid, i will try to drop by but it would be late in the evening. as for soldering joe can start with the basics and maybe next time we could do another on framework and p.e.
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    Post  David on Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:45 pm

    I can give a helping hand on soldering next week

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    Post  Joseph on Sat May 01, 2010 7:40 pm

    Thanks, David

    Please bring some tools and material with you, I will do so as well.

    As Alex pointed out, for the 1st workshop we do some basic soldering on some copper wire or PE left overs and then for the 2nd workshop those intrested will solder some real PE or frameworks.
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    Post  iCocker on Thu May 06, 2010 2:29 pm

    Well done to the soldering demo Dave and Joseph, you made it look easy ...

    So for the benefit of all and those that did not make it can you list the basic needs ...

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    Post  bcauchi on Thu May 06, 2010 3:49 pm

    Excellent workshop. I love the way you explained the basics of the job at hand David and that made me understand why i could never get it right. thanks and well done to both of you.
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    Post  Tancred on Sat May 08, 2010 3:38 pm

    Thank you David and Joseph for sharing your soldering skills. And as a bonus we learnt how to straighten a wire and about fibre-optic pencils! cheers

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    Post  David on Mon May 31, 2010 2:15 pm

    good value soldering iron at lidl €10 from today

    http://www.lidl.com.mt/mal/home.nsf/pages/c.o.20100531.p.Soldering_Iron_With_Holder
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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:54 am

    Thanks David,will try to get one, very difficult from that place.
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    Post  jojjemannen on Tue Jun 01, 2010 8:30 am

    Damn that I missed this, although I have been soldering for all my life I would surely pick up something.

    /Tiny
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    Post  Aldo on Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:13 pm

    Just in case you guys are interested, Lidl at Luqa had plenty of soldering irons at cheap price but very good quality. Got one and hope to use it correctly - for a change!
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    Post  alexbb on Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:17 pm

    Aldo wrote:Just in case you guys are interested, Lidl at Luqa had plenty of soldering irons at cheap price but very good quality. Got one and hope to use it correctly - for a change!

    JUST IN CASE ANY OF YOU OUT THERE DECIDE TO GO TO LIDLE LUQA WOULD YOU BE SO KIND AS TO GET ME ONE PLEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAASE
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    Post  iCocker on Fri Jun 04, 2010 8:26 am

    alex wrote:
    Aldo wrote:Just in case you guys are interested, Lidl at Luqa had plenty of soldering irons at cheap price but very good quality. Got one and hope to use it correctly - for a change!

    JUST IN CASE ANY OF YOU OUT THERE DECIDE TO GO TO LIDLE LUQA WOULD YOU BE SO KIND AS TO GET ME ONE PLEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAASE

    Nispera li ma nghamlux bhal dawn ... pig

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    Post  jojjemannen on Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:31 am

    alex wrote:
    JUST IN CASE ANY OF YOU OUT THERE DECIDE TO GO TO LIDLE LUQA WOULD YOU BE SO KIND AS TO GET ME ONE PLEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAASE

    One for me to please Smile


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    Post  iCocker on Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:40 am

    Yeah Tiny that's a real made in Malta shopping frenzy lol! ... lol!
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    Post  AdriaN on Sat Jun 05, 2010 7:40 pm

    If lidl began to sell models for cheap prices...
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    Post  alexbb on Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:58 am

    ive been wanting to post this for some time. very helpful tips and some fantastic solder/brass work

    http://tanksandthings.niceboard.org/yasuyuki-watanabe-f37/

    http://www.tanksandthings.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69:useful-metal-wire-processing-methods&catid=44:yasuyuki-watanabe&Itemid=68
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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:34 am

    Prosit Alex, looks really good, i shall have to look at it calmly at home.

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