From: Jamie <jamie_ka1lpa_not_valid_after_ka1l...@charter.net>
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2012 16:10:12 -0400
Local: Sun, Sep 23 2012 4:10 pm
Subject: Re: Cannot remove caps from motherboard
Anonymous wrote:feed low temp solder into the junction, it'll soften and mix with it.
> I'm trying to repair my MSI motherboard by replacing the caps near the
> regulators since they are bulging and are most likely defective.
> However, even at the highest setting of my soldering iron (480 degrees
> Celcius) I'm unable to liquify the solder. I don't know what kind of
> solder they're using for motherboards but it's obviously not the kind
> you can easily manipulate with common DIY tools.
> Anyone have a trick for solving this problem?
or, could it be possible your iron is not properly functioning?
also, by using a blunt tip like a spade tip, it makes the job easier
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