(Topic ID: 256716)

Anyone like Weller Tools?


By JeffZee

4 months ago



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    #1 4 months ago

    30 years ago I put together an Xcelite toolkit which I've liked and has held up nicely. I'd like to add a few items. But it looks like Xcelite name has been punted around and is now synonymous with Weller. Is it still the same stuff?

    #2 4 months ago

    I have a Weller WE Base Unit and it is great. Not familiar with cheaper brands though.

    #3 4 months ago

    I've had a Weller Soldering Station for over 20 years and it's still going strong....

    #4 4 months ago

    Been using Wellers for more than 30 years and they have been very reliable.
    For home use - I have a WESD51 which is excellent.

    #5 4 months ago

    here there is only weller and pace. weller ( especially older weller) is a well trusted name.

    #6 4 months ago

    Cooper tools owns Weller, Xcelite, Crescent and several others I can’t remember. Anything Xcelite I’ve ever owned has been top notch. It’s one of the lesser known tools brands that’s superior to most-like SK. As far as Weller goes, there’s 2 grades of Weller. There’s real, old school Weller that they’ve been building for ages that’s totally bad ass and superior and then there’s the big box store Weller that’s cheap junk that won’t last long and doesn’t work as good as the old Weller iron dad gave you when you were 9...

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