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Old 01-27-2022, 04:12 PM   #1
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Default Decent budget friendly Hot Tweezers ?

Hi,

I'm after a pair of hot tweezers for motherboard rework, could anyone advise on a brand / model that's good balance between cost / usability ?

I currently have an unused Quick 236 soldering station, any chance there's compatible tweezers for it (I couldn't find anything).

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Old 01-31-2022, 06:42 AM   #2
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For budget friendly, Use your Quick 236 soldering iron in one hand and a cheap soldering iron in the other hand

For a 'cheap' soldering iron get a T12 soldering station - you won't regret it
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Some temperature controlled soldering stations have an option for a tweeter type of soldering iron accessory they are nice to have and use but I have only used mine a few times when nothing else would work to remove a component
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Default Re: Decent budget friendly Hot Tweezers ?

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For budget friendly, Use your Quick 236 soldering iron in one hand and a cheap soldering iron in the other hand
+1

I use this method all the time and it hasn't failed me yet. MOSFETs from motherboards come off very easily without having to deal with hot air or pre-heating of th board at all.

Granted, though, my main soldering station is T12-based and rated for (supposedly) 75 Watts (Aoyue 2900 - one of the first T12 stations out there back from 2011 or so. ) So that handles the majority of the work, leaving little for my 30W Radio Shack iron to help with.

And yeah, I agree - get a T12 station. Makes work just that much easier.
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