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Soldering. A thorough primer on the basics of electronic soldering.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1979 [Apr 1979] (v.10#2) pg. 24

Suggested soldering practice. Tips on component mounting and safe soldering.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1980 [Jun 1980] (v.11#3) pg. 28

Tips on building professional-looking electronic equipment. Looks at circuit board stuffing and soldering, wire twisting, hardware, and chassis.
AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1986 [Oct 1986] (v.17#4) pg. 40

Blazing irons. Bringing your solder joints in from the cold. Tips on working with the progressively shrinking sizes of electronic packages looks at good soldering technique, oscillation problems, component ratings, PC board layout, circuit analysis, and troubleshooting.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1992 [Jun 1992] (v.23#2) pg. 40

Soldering techniques for the audio amateur. Looks at equipment, solder types, techniques, desoldering, cleaners, etc.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1994 [Sep 1994] (v.25#3) pg. 30

A look at basic soldering equipment and types of solder. Describes how to solder a printed circuit board.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1977 (v.67#11) pg. 60

Soldering tips. Making a good connection is the key to an electronics project that works.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1990 (v.80#6) pg. 49

The fine art of soldering electronic projects. Tips on choice of irons, solder, paste, etc.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Oct 1994 (v.50#10) pg. 112
Added Info CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1995 (v.51#3) pg. 129

Soldering is an art. A review of old techniques and new technology.

Hand-soldering SMCs (surface-mountable components).

Soldering tips for electronic kits.

How to succeed in soldering. Advice on using the right tools and techniques.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jul 1999 (v.70#7) pg. 84
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Sep 1999 (v.70#9) pg. 3
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Nov 1999 (v.70#11) pg. 2

The basics on soldering wires to connectors. How to tin a new soldering iron, choosing and using solder, and tinning stranded wires.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #374 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.47#1) pg. 26

Soldering basics for assembling electronic kits.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Aug 1995 (v.17#8) pg. 18

Tip for cutting circuit-board component leads to a uniform length after soldering.
MODEL RAILROADER Nov 1993 (v.60#11) pg. 130

How to solder. Soldered wire connections are a must for good electrical contact in model railroads.
MODEL RAILROADER Nov 1996 (v.63#11) pg. 116

Six tips for successful soldering of printed circuit boards.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [1] Dec 1978 (v.1#9) pg. 77

Tips on circuit board repairs, soldering, desoldering, repairing broken IC pins, lengthening a wire, etc.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 64

Tip on holding components while soldering to circuit board.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1991 (v.8#6) pg. 22

A guide to better electronic soldering.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 37

Extra hands for the hobbyist. Built from commonly available parts, these devices will make printed circuit board assembly easier. Various devices for holding boards and electronic components which free your hands for soldering, etc.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1977 (v.48#7) pg. 56

Tip on using springs to "pull" on components when desoldering and removing them from circuit boards.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1984 (v.55#2) pg. 14

Re-flow solder plating of homemade printed-circuit boards.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1990 (v.61#2) pg. 15

Tips on removing IC's which have been directly soldered to a PC board.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1990 (v.61#3) pg. 8
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1990 (v.61#5) pg. 15
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1990 (v.61#9) pg. 12

Practical tips on soldering electrical wiring.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #201 Apr 1993 (v.17#9) pg. 18
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #202 May 1993 (v.17#10) pg. 29