Guest Zeppelin Posted June 13, 2006 Report Share Posted June 13, 2006 I have been trying to so some soldering with the Antex XS25 iron (25W & iron clad tip, can be seen here). The problem is after soldering just a few joints; the iron tip quickly turns gray & does not melt the solder(my guess is oxidation). The only solution is to scotch-bright the tip which is only good for another few joints.In their website they recommend the iron tips to be tinned frequently with solder; my iron tip looks OK as long as its covered with solder, the moment I clean it for soldering it starts changing colour to gray & in less than a minute is incapable of melting the solder. >:( ???Am I doing anything wrong here?Thank youP.S. I only use antex solder so that shouldn't be the problem Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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