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i also use a fairly cheapo one - as long as it does continiuty and ohms you should be fine
i wasnt on about to check i ment to actually solder it.
As above, clean the solder point with a flux pen, tin the wire, add small amount of solder to the iron's tip and make the connection.
How do you guys check the points with a multimeter? what settings do you put it on and what are the correct readings for each point? I don't know much about the multimeter lol it's a good technique to use though.
if your meter has a continuity function it should beep when you connect the leads together. ie. it will beep when your checking for shorts.
if you dont have a continuity setting, put it on ohms. there should be various ranges of ohms settings, put it on the lowest and short the leads. it shouyld read 0 ohms - or damn close to it. when checking for shorts it should give the same reading as when the leads are shorted.