[volt-nuts] Now Pace desoldering maintanance question
pa4tim at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 16:59:52 UTC 2011
Thanks for the advises, I will try this.
Op 7 nov. 2011 om 16:43 heeft "J. Forster" <jfor at quikus.com> het volgende geschreven:
> That's what the Pace field rep told me to do 30 years ago, as I said.
>> I'll have to remember to tell that to the Pace technician
>> who showed me how to "fix" the pump on my MBT-100 desoldering
>> He just stuck a piece of 1/4 inch tubing on the exhaust port,
>> and put both inlet and exhaust tubes in a jar of alcohol and
>> let it pump. Varsol, or naptha (lighter fluid) also will work.
>> -Chuck Harris
>> Mark Sims wrote:
>>> The proper way is to disassemble the pump (either the vane pumps or the
>>> pumps) and clean the guts (or install the Pace rebuild kit). But almost
>>> Pace user just disconnects the hose from the iron and lets it slurp up
>>> alcohol. Do a very short burst, let it set a while, then run it for
>>> a few
>>> seconds to pump out the dregs. Repeat several times. Alway keep the
>>> exhaust port
>>> covered with a rag, or it will spew grunge everywhere.
>> volt-nuts mailing list -- volt-nuts at febo.com
>> To unsubscribe, go to
>> and follow the instructions there.
> volt-nuts mailing list -- volt-nuts at febo.com
> To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/volt-nuts
> and follow the instructions there.
More information about the volt-nuts