I’m glad I don’t have to regularly disassemble electronic components; it looks like a tedious task. But if you do, whether for work or hobby, here’s a tool for you. The SS-02 Solder Sucker is made by Japan’s Engineer Inc., the same company behind those wicked Neji-saurus screw extraction pliers:
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“The flexible nozzle adheres to the substrate and strong suction force can be obtained,” writes the manufacturer. The nozzle, made from silicon, can withstand the heat of the soldering iron (up to 350 Celsius/662 Fahrenheit), and the tool can of course be operated with one hand.
Made in Japan, ‘Stateside the SS-02 can be ordered on Amazon for about 30 bucks.