Silver solder 4%?

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  1. ron350

    ron350 New Member

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  2. BAPlumber

    BAPlumber Plumber

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    don't know the answer but I would compare a few more manufacturers. whoever's numbers are the farthest out of wack are either bad at math, Geniuses or liars.
  3. PEW

    PEW DIY Senior Member

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    One thing to note is the composition is different.
  4. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    96% tin, 4% silver.

    I've never had a "lead free" joint come apart.
    The copper will break and tear before the joint does.
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