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by roddie
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: General Chat (mintyPi)
Topic: Minty Pi v3 FAQ
Replies: 54
Views: 16648

Re: Minty Pi v3 FAQ

NOOOOOO!!!! The pi is and always will be the hardest part of this or any mintyPi build, so get those practice boards because as I have no intention of selling one board or another because people mess them up. Ha! I was just kidding - I finally finished my mintyPi v2 last week, and other than the ba...
by roddie
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: General Chat (mintyPi)
Topic: Minty Pi v3 FAQ
Replies: 54
Views: 16648

Re: Minty Pi v3 FAQ

YaYa wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:00 am
Now people will have no excuse to mess the build :lol:
Challenge accepted
by roddie
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Guides
Topic: [GUIDE] [UPDATE! Part 2] Soldering School - AKA Don't wreck your new AIO board!
Replies: 70
Views: 46125

Re: [GUIDE] [UPDATE! Part 2] Soldering School - AKA Don't wreck your new AIO board!

This guide was super helpful - Thank you! Just to add, for those that are starting out like I did, it would also be wise to practice soldering wire to pads (especially if you're building a mintyPi). I found this video to be helpful for technique: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s_Bu-cfT5c Bottom li...
by roddie
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Proper Soldering Iron Tip to Solder the Pi to PCB
Replies: 9
Views: 3497

Re: Proper Soldering Iron Tip to Solder the Pi to PCB

Thanks for the tips, Helder (pun intended) - I just ordered even more stuff from Amazon while I wait for the kit to show up.
by roddie
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: MintyPi Practice Solder Boards {Ruin These and NOT Your Real Boards}
Replies: 11
Views: 9860

Re: MintyPi Practice Solder Boards {Ruin These and NOT Your Real Boards}

This is an excellent idea - I just ordered 3 of each. I haven't picked up a soldering iron in probably 30 or so years. The last time I did it, I ended up using half a spool of solder and a really big solder blob on the bench.
by roddie
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Archived/Completed Sales
Topic: [PRE ORDERS CLOSED] mintyPi Kits SOLD OUT
Replies: 58
Views: 28853

Re: [PRE_ORDER] mintyPi Kits ROUND TWO

AFTER POPULAR REQUEST, KITS ARE OPEN FOR ROUND TWO, 20 KITS ARE PURCHASABLE, GET THEM WHILE THEY LAST. Just ordered one! Something I don't see listed on the parts included is wire - Is that something I need to get on my own? My RPi experience is mostly limited to putting them into a case, so I want...
by roddie
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Archived/Completed Sales
Topic: [PRE ORDERS CLOSED] mintyPi Kits SOLD OUT
Replies: 58
Views: 28853

Re: [PRE_ORDER] mintyPi Kits ROUND TWO

AFTER POPULAR REQUEST, KITS ARE OPEN FOR ROUND TWO, 20 KITS ARE PURCHASABLE, GET THEM WHILE THEY LAST. Just ordered one! Something I don't see listed on the parts included is wire - Is that something I need to get on my own? My RPi experience is mostly limited to putting them into a case, so I want...