Try taking the tip off, and put the connector between
the two metal legs, making the connector the new tip.
It's the easist to get even heat, and with practice
you can make the best looking solder joints you've
seen on a PL-259.
Bill Turner wrote:
> On the subject of soldering PL-259s, over the years I've tried many
> different soldering irons, but the best one I've found is the good 'ol
> Weller 250 watt soldering GUN (not iron). The tip is exactly the
> right size to solder the holes and the temperature is hot enough
> without being too hot. It goes from room temperature to soldering
> temperature in about 5 seconds. Be sure you get the 250 watt model,
> not it's little brother 140 watter.
> 73, Bill W7TI
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