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Offline kgoss

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Re: New soldering station
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2021, 03:55:16 PM »
I have a Weller WE101 that works great.  I never owned a Hakko. but I have read good things about them.  You can't go wrong either way.
Ken Goss

Offline Thermioniclife

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Re: New soldering station
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2021, 06:27:26 PM »
I used a Weller Wes-50 for over a decade and it gave up the ghost, I then purchased a Wes-51 and have have used that for a decade. both units worked 40 hrs. a week and the 51 is still running strong, having said that it my be discontinued by now. My 2 cents are don't spend a ton for a production piece unless you are in production.
Lee R.

Offline Clover

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Re: New soldering station
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2021, 07:59:27 AM »
I ended up buying a Weller and have already used it on my car build.  I had a friend helping me with the car build and we needed to solder some wires, and the cheapo that I had just was not getting enough heat into it so we ran out to Lowes where I picked up the Weller digital station.  Worked like a champ where my old iron was too week.  Been a while since I was this excited for a new tool.  I think my S.E.X 3.0 with CS4 kit arrives today and I am really looking forward to getting started.