Today I found a nice looking Potentiometer on an old circuit board I took out of a stereo. I noticed it had 3 pins (like normal) and two larger tabs presumably used to hold the thing in place. All of them were soldered onto the board. I took out my soldering iron and began to try to remove it.
Immediately I faced the problem that I don’t have any means to get the solder off of the board once liquid. I could heat up one pin, but by time I got to the next one, the first one had solidified again.
Is there any easy way to desolder multi-pin components without a Solder Sucker or Desoldering Wick? Or should I just invest in one :P?