The problem I have is that the middle pin of the Transistor will not solder to the PCB pad becasue the Pad is not there.
My soldering experience is however VAST and I am VERY good at it so that won't be a problem. I just would like to know where to solder the leads to...
The skill set of PCB (printed circuit board) repair is taught in comprehensive soldering courses and certification for military, government, industry, and space assembly or repair work.
BEST teaches these courses on a regular basis in Chicago area and throughout the US/Canada
at various technical or vocational schools for soldering certifications.
Videos links (demonstration of proper work techniques) are on their web ite.http://www.solder.net/products/pcb-repair-products
BEST -- Soldering Tips (Videos) on PCB pad and trace repairs.http://www.solder.net/technical-info/soldering-tip-videos
DIY Solder pad and trace repair requires GOOD Lighting, Magnification of work area, proper tools/supplies, and PATIENCE. Outstanding work is achievable, but does take time.
For those that do not desire DIY Repairs, there are firms that specialize in PCB repair work.