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Which Solder paste

Hello,
I just wanted to kno which solder paste are you using for your smt boards soldering?
can you provide links where you buy them? (ebay, mouser, ... )

Regards

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Reply #1
70++ views and no one answer. Can I deduce that most of this forum users are still using through holes parts ? :o

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Reply #2
I don't do much thoughole, only headers and connectors :)

I normally use a solderingiron and .5mm solder to solder my SMD work.

I have limited experience with mechanic leaded solderpaste which seems to be the ebay standard solderpaste to go. it comes (unrefrigerated) in small quantities  of 20 and 50 gr. Works wel

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Reply #3
I've used "Best" and "Mechanic" solder paste from Ali Express sellers with hot air/soldering iron and good results with SMD components (0803, 1604).

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Reply #4
I usually use Easy Print Sn62Pb36Ag2, but I prefer soldering iron with chisel tip rather than hot air for work with SMD parts.