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Bashers Basics – Soldering

The world of RC is a great and vast hobby, but no matter where you travel throughout the hobby, at one point or another, you will come across something that requires you to solder. For someone that doesn’t have previous experience with industrial equipment, it may seem extremely daunting, from the specialized tools needed, to the safety risks. But never [...]


TrakPower Digital Solder Station

TrakPower TK955 Digital Solder Station

The TrakPower crew has announced a new high-zoot Digital Solder Station. As you can see in the picture, the TK955 comes with an easy to read digital display which shows selected temperature, heating status and alerts. * 5 yr limited warranty on control unit, 1 yr on iron * Comes with iron stand & sponge * Power- 60 watts * Includes chisel and [...]


CORE RC Emergency Soldering Iron 7.2-12v 60W

CORE RC 60 Watt Emergency Soldering Iron 7.2-12 Volt DC

We’ve all been there before- out bashing and a wire comes loose. The problem is, the nearest source of AC power might be miles away. CORE RC is now selling a DC powered soldering iron. The iron operates on DC power sources from 7.2 to 12 volts, meaning you can use anything from a 6 cell Ni-MH pack, to a 3S [...]


TrakPower TK60 Soldering Iron

TrakPower TK60 Soldering Iron and Accesories

TrakPower has an affordable new 60 watt iron called the TK60. The TK60 should have enough power for most of the soldering jobs you come across in the rc hobby and has a street price of only $15. The part number for the TK60 is #TKPR1000. To go with the TK60 soldering iron, TrakPower has announced a new deluxe iron holder [...]


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MaxAmps Soldering Iron Review

MaxAmps Soldering Iron ReviewHaving a decent soldering iron is an essential part of the RC hobby. At some point you are going to need to solder a connector, or something, so you should probably get a good one. Is the new soldering iron from MaxAmps the one to get? Keep reading to find out..


STL Custom Hobbies Ultimate Soldering Jig

Now here’s something that will make every electric driver’s life a lot easier.  It’s the Ultimate Solder Jig from STL Custom Hobbies.  The jig is made to hold most every type of connector firmly for quick and easy soldering.  It’s got an adjustable spring clamp and an insert with slots for holding Dean’s Ultra Plugs, Losi EC3, [...]