I have had a segment out on a BTTF that I was getting ready to sell. I traced the problem back to this broken lead. Does anyone know if it's fixable? I could not get solder to stick to it as not enough of the metal seems to be exposed.
I would use a thin gauge wire to bridge it and solder to each exposed lug. Maybe this was attempted? Assume your cleaning the pins prior and using a high quality solder with resin core or similar....
Thanks for the tip. I guess that is kind of what I attempted. The lead broke flush with the glass though so I can't seem to solder to it (or clean it). Soldering to the lead itself is no problem.
You have to grind away some glass to expose a small amount of the lead to solder to. You need to use some flux when soldering.
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