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Old 05-15-2012, 06:15 PM   #1
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The best Oatey Solder / Flux?


I picked up some Oatey Lead Free wire 95 Tin/5 Antimony. Is that the correct/best stuff? The coil on the outside is blue. I am doing 1/2 copper.

Is there a best solder/flux? I don't mind paying a bit extra as I don't use it often and figure it best to use.

And recommendations?

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I picked up some Oatey Lead Free wire 95 Tin/5 Antimony. Is that the correct/best stuff? The coil on the outside is blue. I am doing 1/2 copper.

Is there a best solder/flux? I don't mind paying a bit extra as I don't use it often and figure it best to use.

And recommendations?
I like Silverbrite solder- 96% tin, 4% silver and I use Oaty #5 flux.
This is just my preference. When 50/50 was outlawed, the silverbrite was the alternative my employer used so I became accustomed to it. Same goes for the flux.
just keep it all lead free.

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