How to remove solder using a "solder sucker"

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Solder is messy, that's just a quality of the material. If you find yourself needing to remove spare solder (or the entire connection in general) follow the few steps below: 1. Gather all materials - you will need a soldering iron, solder sucker, soldering clamp, and the piece you want desoldered.

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2. Begin by heating your soldering iron and preparing your solder sucker. Cock the device as shown below:

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3. Clamp the piece you wish to have desoldered into a soldering clamp. You'll need both hands in order to remove the solder.

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3. Carefully heat up the solder you wish to have removed. Once the solder is in a liquid state, place the tip of the solder sucker at the connection and press the trigger.

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4. The solder, if done correctly, will be sucked up. Repeat from step 3 if there is spare solder or if the connection still exists.

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