"The phone is a remarkably complex, simple device, and very rarely ever needs repairs, once you fix them." - Dan/Panther
Started by wds, December 31, 2013, 12:30:33 PM
Quote from: wds on January 04, 2014, 05:44:25 PMI've tried soldering some of those old cloth wires, and they don't seem to take the solder. Even the spade lugs are pressed on, not soldered. Is there a way to solder those old wires that I'm missing?
Quote from: poplar1 on January 04, 2014, 05:42:06 PMOldphoneworks (AKA House of Telephones) must have NOS cord tips for about 25 cents each + $9.75 postage each.
Quote from: unbeldi on January 04, 2014, 05:29:43 PMSurely an interesting tool to have for the sake of it at this price, but it seems to me that the telephone makers didn't use such a tool, but soldered the tips instead. Not WeCo, not Leich... hmm, who used it?Where does one get new tips?