Re: Wireless soldering irons
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HAKKO fx-901 is excellent for light soldering. Uses 4 AA batteries. Gets good and hot and lasts surprisingly long before batteries have to be swapped out. Costs about $30. I have been using it for almost a year with no problems. Was recommended by my son who uses it at work.
One suggestion. Don't be stubborn about changing batteries when it starts to fade.
I have not tried to solder wire feeders to my track (O scale, code .100) with it.
On Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 08:55:01 AM PST, wirefordcc <bigboy@...> wrote:
I had a battery powered soldering iron a long time ago. It used NiCd batteries. It worked well for light electronics jobs and lasted about 20 minutes. I'm sure a modern one would last longer, but I still doubt it would be good for soldering feeders to track. It would probably be very good for decoder installation jobs.
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