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Old 03-18-2008, 04:30 AM   #16
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i use a weller but i would suggest to just get a hakko and be done with it
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Old 03-18-2008, 10:44 AM   #17
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i use a weller 40w you can get for 13 bucks online, and it owns that fancy hakko...... performance per dollar.....

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Old 03-18-2008, 12:03 PM   #18
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new about $300, but you can find 'em on Feebay for around $60.
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I picked up a Hakko last week, all I can say is why didnt I get one sooner! I was able to solder up connectors without burning up the solder, or melting things. Very good tool to have!
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Another unit from Circuit Specialists (they have many models), I read a lot of good comments regarding this on electronics sites. Does anyone have any experience with this one?


Reason I ask, is I also have the Hakko 936, which without a doubt is a great performing kit. But compared to my dearly departed Ungar UTC 300, it is bulky and heavy, not the best for packing. I've considered getting one of these for the road, and keeping the 936 in the shop. Would appreciate anyones experience with it.
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Old 03-18-2008, 04:29 PM   #21
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i like the GOOT soldering irons, weve got them at my lhs and they are killer.
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