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Is there good operating instructions, or manual for Weller 8200 N 100/140 watts gun?

I bought a used Weller 8200 N and need to know the items included and operating instructions. It came with 3 tips normally but mine only has 2 I would like to know which one is missing. Thanks!

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There are normally three of the same type. They are consumable, you don't need to stock all the different types - just buy the one you need for your current project.

Note, these are high power and were commonly used for soldering wires in the point-to-point wiring used in old tube electronics. Do not use this on a Printed circuit board - it will damage any silicon component.

Use a a soldering pencil for printed circuit boards.

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Tighten tips a lot and buy a new one every six months. Seems they work great for a short time and then fail. Of course on the side of the gun it cleary states "For intermitent use only"

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SOURCE: Is the weller 8200 comparable to the "Old Weller

Hello, your Weller 8200 soldering gun is rated at 140 or 160/100 watts. While the junior was about 70 watts. Go to this web site for parts: www.e-sonic.com/aboutus/cat/S/soldering%206.pdf GB...stewbison

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If you've used a soldering iron before you'll probably find the gun more awkward as it cools down every time you release the trigger. It's really only useful for quick jobs where you're not going to need it every few minutes. For other jobs where a lot of soldering is involved a soldering iron is better. The advantage the soldering gun has over the soldering iron is that it heats much faster for quick jobs.

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