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If it's something you're uneasy with, or unsure of your ability, go to GoodWill, buy a $10 computer, pull some cards out, and practice. Tinning is simple and easy, but a little bit of practice on throw away parts is never a bad thing. You're not resoldering wires, your recovering contacts with solder. They're flat strips of copper on the card. Bare copper is bad, as it readily corrodes and hinders electrical flow. It doesn't take much, but you do need to balance heat and solder quantity to get a nice even layer. Like NoRalph said, get a pointy tip and thin strand solder. I'm sure you can find a few youtube videos showing you how to do it.
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