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Weller WES51 Soldering Station
what type of tip comes with it and can I buy additional tips?
This soldering iron includes a 1/32" conical tip which can also be purchased separately by using the link included.http://www.parts-express.com//pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&DID=7&partnumber=372-138
Date published: 2013-09-19
I have had this soldering station for several years and the iron is now worn out, parts of it have gotten loose and floppy. Anyone know if I can buy just a new iron and keep the power supply that I have?
Weller has a bunch of replacement items, you my find your replacements on-line. PE only carries single solutions for most tools.
Date published: 2012-09-11
will this iron solder 10 gauge braided wire
The answer is yes... The great thing about these soldering stations, is that with the right tip, they regulate to the required temperature for most all electronic soldering. 10Ga braded wire is getting close to the upper limits for these though. If you had to solder anything much larger, say, #8 or #6 solid or stranded copper, I would recommend going to a larger "soldering-gun" type that produces more heat.
Date published: 2012-07-25