Quick like lightning, Andy from Spark Fun demonstrates a neat solder wicking/soldering technique on this SOIC packaged MAX232 chip –

We tried to take some video demonstrating how to use solder wick when SMD soldering. While our video production skills could use some work, we hope we get the point across. Unfortunately the MOV files where so large (50-90MB) we had to down-sample and host on YouTube. They’re still pretty good…

YouTube – Soldering a SOIC MAX232 IC – Link.