My standard soldering "recipe" is Kester 245 flux cored solder with Kester 951 liquid flux. Most of my work is SMD by hand (little through-hole, no reflow). My goal is as pristine a PCB as possible after soldering, with as little post-processing as possible. Nevertheless, while Kester describes the results of 245 as "visually acceptable," there's still plenty of residue (either from the 245 or 951), most of which comes off with some mild isopropyl scrubbing with an anti-static brush. Unless I put in a lot of effort, there's still residue visible. Just wondering if someone here has a better recipe/process. Thanks.
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