I’m looking for a small electric soldering iron. I presently have a butane iron, but it’s tip isn’t as fine as I would like. Plus it doesn’t seem to shut off all of the time, so butane is wasted unless I am paying close attention when I shut it down.
I do most of my soldering on miniature toggle switches, wire splicing and similar tasks involved with working on our trains. I’ve found some on eBay that look promising. For instance;
Soldering irons seem to last a couple years then go bust. I wonder what anyones thoughts here are ? Are these economy irons the better way to go or is it better to spend more on a higher end model ?