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  1. bigone5500

    bigone5500

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    I decided to let my son try his hand at soldering a circuit board. This is one of the things I got from the radio shack loot sale. It's a cell velleman kit which features 2 leds , 4 resistors, 2 caps, 2 trim pots, and 2 transistors. He placed all the components himself after I explained how to determine e correct polarity. I soldered the first two to show him how it should go and he took off with it. I was very proud of him.

    Ok. Bragging over...

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  2. Harald Kapp

    Harald Kapp Moderator Moderator

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    Nice job.
    I did this with my son some time ago, too. these kits are perfect for training solder skills.
     
  3. shrtrnd

    shrtrnd

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    You didn't show him your haul from Radio Shack did you???
    The kid will use-up all your electronic parts before you ever have a chance to.
    Are you training the next Bill Gates of the electrical engineering community there?
     
  4. Dr944S2

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    Hi,

    well done, how old is the young man? My father has done the same with me, the first words I learnt have been the names of tools.

    Regards,

    Jürgen
     
  5. (*steve*)

    (*steve*) ¡sǝpodᴉʇuɐ ǝɥʇ ɹɐǝɥd Moderator

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    If that's his first go a soldering then keep him around, he's a good one :)
     
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