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    When it is time to rework a board with surface mount components, you need more than a traditional soldering iron. Learn how tools like Weller's WX-series can be used to remove parts from a board quickly and easily. See how the Bald Engineer uses hot air to rework circuit boards he has made in the past. He also repeats one of the first electronics hacks he ever did.

     

     

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    Bill of Material:

     

    Part
    Weller Soldering Tools

    WXR3001N Station Bundle (WXR3, WXP65, WXDP120, etc.)

    Weller1Buy NowBuy Now

    WXR3 Base Station

    Weller1Buy NowBuy Now
    WXMP MS (Micro Soldering Iron)Weller1Buy NowBuy Now
    WXMT MS (Micro Soldering Tweezers)/span>Weller1Buy NowBuy Now
    ZERO SMOG EL FilterWeller1Buy NowBuy Now
    WXHAP200Weller1Buy NowBuy Now
    WXMT Tweezer Tips
    RTW 1MSWeller1Buy NowBuy Now
    RTW 2MSWeller1Buy NowBuy Now
    RTW 3MSWeller1Buy NowBuy Now
    WXMP Micro Tips
    RT1 MS (0.2mm Needle)Weller1Buy NowBuy Now
    RT3 MS (1.3mm Chisel)Weller1Buy NowBuy Now
    RT6 MS (2.2mm Sloped)Weller1Buy NowBuy Now
    Soldering Supplies
    De-Soldering Wick 484-2 (0.05")American Beauty1Buy NowBuy Now
    SnPb Solder 0.02" Rosen Core (SPC22130)Duratool1Buy NowBuy Now
    SMD291AX Solder Paste, No Clean, SyringeChip Quik1Buy NowBuy Now
    SMD291 Solder Flux, No Clean, SyringeChip Quik1Buy NowBuy Now
    Other Tools Used
    RTM3004 OscilloscopeRohde and Schwarz1Buy NowBuy Now
    PCB HolderPanavise1Buy NowBuy Now
    201 Mini Bench VisePanavise1Buy NowBuy Now
    Capacitor Replacement
    4.7pF C0G 0805 50V Ceramic (C0805C479D5GACTU)KEMET1Buy NowBuy Now