Need help verifying if the PL14_20 Control board kit will work in my 400S2

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While I have attention, I got the chassis RCA jacks replaced today and was trying to replace the fuse holders since they are, of course, beat the hell up. I tried to desolder them with a weller 1010 set to 730F, got a little soak on the wick, but really those joints just laughed at me. I'm concerned about jacking up the heat because I don't want to smoke the wire, but is that the right solution? Is this a special solder I need to get when I get the new fuse holders in? Thanks mucho guys
 

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While I have attention, I got the chassis RCA jacks replaced today and was trying to replace the fuse holders since they are, of course, beat the hell up. I tried to desolder them with a weller 1010 set to 730F, got a little soak on the wick, but really those joints just laughed at me. I'm concerned about jacking up the heat because I don't want to smoke the wire, but is that the right solution? Is this a special solder I need to get when I get the new fuse holders in? Thanks mucho guys

I bust them out and put real ones (to fit AGC fuses) in it. If you can find one of the guys here with an extra transformer, get it. That on is on the edge of what I'd consider useable. Actually OVER the edge.
 

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The heat to get the fuse tails loose needs to be dialed WAY up. Ya gotta do it. If you use some heat sinks on the wires, you can save from all that solder wicking up the wire and fuckin things all up.
 

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Worse part about it???? The dildo's at PL who couldn't solder for shit, wrapped the wire around the fuse holder connector several times (Just like the thermal cut offs) thinking the connection was awesome which...... IT WASN'T.
 

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Worse part about it???? The dildo's at PL who couldn't solder for shit, wrapped the wire around the fuse holder connector several times (Just like the thermal cut offs) thinking the connection was awesome which...... IT WASN'T.
And then painted them with some red finger nail polish.
 
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I bust them out and put real ones (to fit AGC fuses) in it. If you can find one of the guys here with an extra transformer, get it. That on is on the edge of what I'd consider useable. Actually OVER the edge.
That's exactly what I plan, have them ready, just have to bust the others out. The transformer...damnit
 
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The heat to get the fuse tails loose needs to be dialed WAY up. Ya gotta do it. If you use some heat sinks on the wires, you can save from all that solder wicking up the wire and fuckin things all up.
Forgot about heatsinks, duh! Thanks for that! Guess I'll try to go nuclear in the morning. And yeah, I'm no pro, but the soldering in there is, ummm, not what I'm used to seeing.
 
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