Restoring classic kits we built way-back-when

From: Carlos Murillo <>
Date: Fri Oct 5 23:20:41 2001

At 01:03 AM 10/6/01 +0100, you wrote:
>Hmm... I've spent so long tracing faults due to poor soldered connections
>(even in commercial stuff -- heck, even in HP stuff!), that I generally
>resolder any marginal connections before they start giving me trouble.

I have never found any faulty soldering in HP equipment, but the most
beautifully soldered stuff I have seen is in '60s vintage Tek scopes.
Really. Perfectly shiny after all these years. There must be silver
in there. And porcelain standoffs. And, going back to HP equipment, those
gold-plated HP connectors usually keep positive contact even after several


Carlos E. Murillo-Sanchez
Received on Fri Oct 05 2001 - 23:20:41 BST

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