Lead Based vs Lead Free Solder

Lead Based vs Lead Free Solder

While a good quality soldering iron is critical for any soldering job, the solder itself is perhaps even more important. There are many different brands of solder on the market, but the majority of these will be one of two types: lead based and lead free. Lead Based...
Soldering Irons and Model Railroads

Soldering Irons and Model Railroads

As anyone who works with model railroads knows, a soldering iron is a valuable tool. You can connect wires by twisting them together or using a terminal block, but soldering them together is by far the superior method of joining wires together. Soldering provides a...

How to Rebuild your Iso-Tip Iron

Our irons are known for their reliability, but even the best made products don’t last forever. It’s usually around the 10 to 15 year mark that the casual user will notice some dips in performance. Once this happens, you have a couple of options. You can...