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Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« on: February 12, 2014, 08:31:13 AM »
Not for board work, I have one for that. Make and model#?
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Re: Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2014, 09:36:59 AM »
I know Fred has one but not sure what it is.

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Re: Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2014, 09:40:12 AM »
I know Fred has one but not sure what it is.
He has a weller but I don't know what model it is
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Re: Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2014, 07:22:57 PM »
This is what I ended up getting, 850 degrees of portable heat.
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Re: Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014, 08:04:52 PM »
What does those run?  How much for the butane?

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Re: Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2014, 07:25:08 AM »
What does those run?  How much for the butane?
$38 from Amazon. $6.28 for butane from Amazon and $5.00 form Home Depot. The butane from H/D is a much better value
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Re: Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2014, 08:08:03 AM »
element14/newark has the wb1 for $4.00 ( 2.1oz )

don't use lighter butane.

i have the PSI100K
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Re: Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2014, 08:45:44 AM »
element14/newark has the wb1 for $4.00 ( 2.1oz )

don't use lighter butane.

i have the PSI100K
What's wrong with lighter fuel?
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Re: Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2014, 09:16:54 AM »
Lighter Butane is designed for Lighters, it contains impurities, and does not burn as hot.

WB1/WB2 Weller butane is supposedly "Filtered" and runs cleaner, and designed for Weller Portable Soldering Irons.

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Re: Best Butane Soldering Iron????
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2014, 09:36:54 AM »
Lighter Butane is designed for Lighters, it contains impurities, and does not burn as hot.

WB1/WB2 Weller butane is supposedly "Filtered" and runs cleaner, and designed for Weller Portable Soldering Irons.
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