Preferred Tools

Many people ask me what my preferred tools I use are. Here is a list of them along with links to Amazon (USA) if you are interested in picking any of them up for yourself. I will be adding to this page often, so please check back! If you have something specific you want a recommendation on please let me know as well.

Soldering Station – Hakko FM-203 https://amzn.to/2sQcR0o (An alternative less expensive model is the FX-951) https://amzn.to/2RzMPrH

Hakko T12 Tip Set (Compatible with both the FM-203 & FX-951) https://amzn.to/3aPBVWj

Hakko FM2032 Micro Soldering Handpiece https://amzn.to/2NbEGXU

Hakko Hot Micro Tweezers (Must be used with the FM-203) https://amzn.to/2sb0vQ2

Hakko FM-301 Desoldering Gun https://amzn.to/2N9p473

Alternative Desoldering Gun Option https://amzn.to/2G7RZ7S

30L Ultrasonic Cleaner https://amzn.to/2One07d

Ultrasonic Cleaner Solution https://amzn.to/2RWIrSD

Hakko Micro Cutters (Used for cutting through Hole Leads) https://amzn.to/2s3d3Zw

Kester Solder Rolls .015″ 1lb roll https://amzn.to/35yvV0o and .031 1lb roll https://amzn.to/2FyXVq4

ESD Safe Tweezers https://amzn.to/35H4SjC

Soldering Mat https://amzn.to/39OdoAq

Portable Microscope https://amzn.to/38pNJN2

IDE to CF Adapter (Deluxe Model) For Retro Machines https://amzn.to/2uDhICu

AFMAT Cordless Air Duster https://amzn.to/2VfQIUQ