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Gear Aquisition Syndrome is a serious disorder.... FX etc

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MikeC wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 2:43 pm
rickenbackerkid wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 2:30 pm More tube amp bits, solder, wire strippers and a shiny new Hakko iron. Looking forward to this pro junior rebuild
I've got a Hakko too - very nice. Bought a "chisel" tip for it which makes it a very versatile iron. Found out that there are fake Hakkos - "Chakkos" if you will!
Here's how to spot the fakes... https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+ ... Plcy10A438
If you buy it from this link you'd be pretty safe though, eh?

https://www.synergyelectronics.co.nz/st ... ng-station

Thinking about ordering one.

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Molly wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 4:40 pm
MikeC wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 2:43 pm
rickenbackerkid wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 2:30 pm More tube amp bits, solder, wire strippers and a shiny new Hakko iron. Looking forward to this pro junior rebuild
I've got a Hakko too - very nice. Bought a "chisel" tip for it which makes it a very versatile iron. Found out that there are fake Hakkos - "Chakkos" if you will!
Here's how to spot the fakes... https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+ ... Plcy10A438
If you buy it from this link you'd be pretty safe though, eh?

https://www.synergyelectronics.co.nz/st ... ng-station

Thinking about ordering one.
That's where I got mine.

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Molly wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 4:40 pm
MikeC wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 2:43 pm
rickenbackerkid wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 2:30 pm More tube amp bits, solder, wire strippers and a shiny new Hakko iron. Looking forward to this pro junior rebuild
I've got a Hakko too - very nice. Bought a "chisel" tip for it which makes it a very versatile iron. Found out that there are fake Hakkos - "Chakkos" if you will!
Here's how to spot the fakes... https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+ ... Plcy10A438
If you buy it from this link you'd be pretty safe though, eh?

https://www.synergyelectronics.co.nz/st ... ng-station

Thinking about ordering one.
Looks good to me!

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My Weller is 25yrs old and still going strong, well worth investing in good tools.
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This is a great option for amp and pedal work.

https://www.synergyelectronics.co.nz/st ... ng-station
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I got the Hakko from synergy. went with the FX600, not a station but a proper temp controlled, ceramic element jobbie at less than half the price. also got a cheap stand with cast iron base.

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robthemac wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 9:41 am
ChAoZ wrote: Sat Aug 28, 2021 9:04 am Another 80's MIJ superstrat, who would have thought 😆
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Mosky XP Booster, clone of the EP booster and a quarter of the price... should resolve my gain difference between single coils and humbuckers :-)
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Hopefully NGD tomorrow if DHL are as efficient as usual. :)

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Shoot loads. But mostly boring post theft replacement stuff. I do have one pointy guitar coming tho…
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GrantB wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:47 pm Shoot loads. But mostly boring post theft replacement stuff. I do have one pointy guitar coming tho…
Strats are pointy. Compared to Teles at least.

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GrantB wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:47 pm Shoot loads. But mostly boring post theft replacement stuff. I do have one pointy guitar coming tho…
I always knew you were a Kerry King fan :thumbup:
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Starfire wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:37 pm Hopefully NGD tomorrow if DHL are as efficient as usual. :)
Me too! Exciting times.

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