[J]ustin writes about soldering the ultra tiny SMD 32Khz, that comes with the kit, to the MSP430 Launchpad. He provides a step by step technique on how to get the tiny crystal onto the board with pictures. Soldering these parts can be quite intimidating to beginners – [J]ustin makes this easy – all that you need is some tape, a pair of tweezers and of course a soldering iron.
Head up to his blog here.
[J]ustin has updated his post with code here with both the MSPGCC and Non-MSPGCC versions.