Re: Correct Silver solder

Glenn Little
 

The original builders used 3% silver tin/lead.

Glenn

On 11/1/2019 10:26 PM, Richard R. Pope wrote:
Bruce,
��� I would use the same solder that the original builders used. 60/40 or 63/37 lead/tin rosin core solder.
GOD Bless and Thanks,
rich!

On 11/1/2019 9:08 PM, greenboxmaven via Groups.Io wrote:
I am beginning restoration on a 555 I got a few months ago. What is the correct alloy of solder for the ceramic tie strips?�� I have found both tin/lead/silver and lead-free, both with 2% silver content .� Are these satisfactory?� Is 2% silver enough, or is a richer alloy needed? Thanks, Bruce, KA2IVY






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