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For the people out there that do not have good soldering skills there is a silver based epoxy (MG8331 & MG8331S - Made by MG Chemicals) you can use to rebuild the pads with. It will adhere to the circuit board, conducts electricity well and can be soldered to. Expose the trace for the pad make sure the epoxy is touching the trace. You can attach what goes on the pad now for a no solder fix or let it cure and then solder the component to the new pad. [http://sra-solder.com/product.php/6500/8|Ithttp://www.sra-solder.com/silver-epoxy-2-part-system-14-grams-10-min-working-time|It is available here.]here, MG8331-14G 10 minute work time, 4hr cure time.]

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For the people out there that do not have good soldering skills there is a silver based epoxy (MG8331 & MG8331S - Made by MG Chemicals) you can use to rebuild the pads with. It will adhere to the circuit board, conducts electricity well and can be soldered to. Expose the trace for the pad make sure the epoxy is touching the trace. You can attach what goes on the pad now for a no solder fix or let it cure and then solder the component to the new pad. [http://sra-solder.com/product.php/6500/8|Ithttp://www.sra-solder.com/silver-epoxy-2-part-system-14-grams-10-min-working-time|It is available here.]here, MG8331-14G 10 minute work time, 4hr cure time.]

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Original post by: ABCellars ,

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For the people out there that do not have good soldering skills there is a silver based epoxy you can use to rebuild the pads with. It will adhere to the circuit board, conducts electricity well and can be soldered to. Expose the trace for the pad make sure the epoxy is touching the trace. You can attach what goes on the pad now for a no solder fix or let it cure and then solder the component to the new pad. [http://sra-solder.com/product.php/6500/8|It is available here.]

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