The Honeypot Hack

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A bag of tricks and instant hacks that may come in handy when doing electronics

rogeorgeRoGeorge 09/06/2015 at 17:010 Comments

Using the desoldering pump, after each trigger you need to arm the pump. During arming, all the solder from the pump is spitted over the working area. The air from the pump tend to spread the thin solder drops even more, something like this:

To keep the working desk clean, arm the pump in a small honeypot glass jar:

When you finished de-soldering, just close the jar with its lid.