[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Soldering Station, Your Opinion Please

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jan 21 16:01:11 EST 2016

On 01/21/2016 11:52 AM, Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Has anyone seen this model before?
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/371505966012
> Is it worth the price for a cheap spare or for soldering classes, or is it
> junk and not worth the trouble? (I already have a good Weller and Hakko, so
> this would just be a backup.)

  I wouldn't.  Life's too short for cheap tools.  Even the company name
looks like a knock-off of Aoyue, which makes very good equipment.  This
appears to be a knock-off of Aoyue's knock-off of the Hakko 936.  A
knock-off of a knock-off! ;)


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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