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b3Rz3Rko
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Oct 27, 2015
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Is it possible to add more solder to reinforce the the usb hub?
Got my shipped confirmation, excited and worried at the same time cause of the usb issue.
Oct 27, 2015
Qudeid
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Oct 28, 2015
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Got mine, too. I'm already refreshing my solder skills in desoldering my Browns on my Filco to switch them with Clears and Greys (the even stiffer tactile one for space bar and big keys). Guess I'll be busy the whole afternoon :D.
About more solder: That or like Daniel said on input club forums, use epoxy. That way it could be safer in terms of what the solder my be in contact with (don't know about the spacings there), as epoxy doesn't conduct electricity. Another thing I've read was do use a less stiff cable.
Oct 28, 2015
frmarkus
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Oct 29, 2015
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How about using hot glue?
Oct 29, 2015
Qudeid
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Oct 29, 2015
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I can't tell you for sure, but I could imagine that due to the temperature it might do something. Cold glue (like epoxy) should definitely incur less problems. But take this with a huge grain of salt as I'm not at all sure here.
Oct 29, 2015
Ziggurat
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Oct 29, 2015
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There are definitely types of hot glue that would work, though any hot glue that use a normal hot glue gun is far to malleable even when completely cooled. And in addition they do not make great contact with metal, so I would not use it for this purpose.
There are many kinds of epoxy, and they are clearly labeled, pick up one that is for metal.
Oct 29, 2015
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