VIDEO: Basic soldering skills

30 July 2019
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Learn basic soldering skills as we build this etched kit, ideal for beginners.

Are you new to soldering? Confused over the need for a soldering flux? Which is best and what solder should you use? In this practical soldering demostration video, Howard Smith takes us through the basics of soldering while building an etched platelayers hut from Severn Models.

Learn about some of the tools required when working with etched brass kits. From the cutting out of parts, to filing brass or choosing the right type of needle file, learn the most common soldering techniques. From choosing the right soldering flux for a given application.

Do you struggle to decide between soldering fluxes? Watch our video below for advice on the best tools to use, plus information on some of the different soldering materials available. Need more advice? Take a look at the BRM Techniques page for all our latest guides and advice articles.

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