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  1. nfhiggs liked Airwalker16's post in the thread Glueing ideal holders to heat sinks?.

    You have to Solder wires BEFORE on the heatsink otherwise it pulls the heat away. like it should .

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:46 PM
  2. nfhiggs replied to the thread LED light power versus sun light.

    Well, that's one explanation....

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:39 PM
  3. nfhiggs liked canadian1969's post in the thread LED light power versus sun light.

    Were you high when you wrote that? bongsmilie

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:36 PM
  4. nfhiggs replied to the thread LED light power versus sun light.

    Do not be taken in by the "green light is not used myth"

    Jul 22, 2017 at 4:20 PM
  5. nfhiggs replied to the thread Glueing ideal holders to heat sinks?.

    Better, but 63/37 is ideal. It has the lowest melt temp and no plastic state. Make sure the core is rosin flux and not acid flux. Acid...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 3:39 PM
  6. nfhiggs replied to the thread Glueing ideal holders to heat sinks?.

    Watts are not relevant - only the current going through the wire is relevant to wire size choice.

    Jul 22, 2017 at 3:37 PM
  7. nfhiggs replied to the thread Glueing ideal holders to heat sinks?.

    Forget that lead free shit, it is a total pain in the ass to use. Get some 63/37 tin/lead rosin core solder.

    Jul 22, 2017 at 3:33 PM
  8. nfhiggs replied to the thread Glueing ideal holders to heat sinks?.

    Why on earth would you be using 4 AWG? That's rated for like 100 amps.... all you need is 18 AWG.

    Jul 22, 2017 at 2:25 PM
  9. nfhiggs replied to the thread Using a phone charger as LED power supply?.

    Yes, regular extension cords will work.

    Jul 20, 2017 at 9:49 PM
  10. nfhiggs replied to the thread Using a phone charger as LED power supply?.

    The ground is not needed for operation, but is necessary for safety. Power cord from a computer power supply will be plenty big enough....

    Jul 19, 2017 at 11:25 PM