Links and Referrals

Many of the tools I use are from and Amazon.  Below are affiliate links for various tools that I have liked and used.



AMTECH NC-559-V2-TF Flux

My favorite general use flux.




A variation of my favorite general use flux



Low Melt Solder

Great for removing components.



Universal PCB Board Holder

Great for SMD work





PCB Board Holder

Great for odd-shape PCBs



Jumper Wire

Tiny wire for fixes broken traces



Micro Shears Cutter Plier
Some very nice shears


Rubber Dust Blower
Great at the job of blowing.

Microscope V2.3 Camera Bundle

A newer version of the microscope I use


Ring Light

The ring light for the microscope


Microscope Articulating Arm

Stand needed to mount and focus the microscope



Thermal Imager Camera

Great thermal camera



HEPA Fume Extractor

Nearly identical fume extractor to mine


Tools Storage Rack Holder

Handy little tool holder



Capacitors and Resistors Books

1206, 0805, 0603, 0402, and 0201



Multi Function storage Box

I love these boxes. I haves so many.



Pre-cut Silicon Thermal Pads

Great for protecting areas from hot air.


Desolder Braid Wick

Premium Desolder Braid Wick – 10ft length


Pad Strips

Pad Strips to Fix ripped pads and torn wire traces.


ESD Safe Spudger

Tough Plastic ESD Safe Spudger – Scratch proof


Grinding Stone

Grinding Stone to Straighten and sharpen tweezers


Soldering Practice Board

Soldering Practice Board. LED chaser Kit with SMD and Through hole components


Pry Tool

Multi purpose Pry tool with 4 round corners



Kapton Thermal Tape

Thermal tape 1in x 92ft


Tweezer – Anti Slip

Really comfortable tweezers




Aluminum Tape

Tape used to block heat




Solder Mask – Green Blue Red

UV curing solder mask




10 Watt UV Light

Cures solder mask in 6 seconds


Needle Tip Bottle Dispenser

3 x 50ml for liquids



Portable Mini Soldering Pen

Powerful iron with excellent tips


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Hakko FX888D-23BY Digital Soldering Station FX-888D FX-888



Kester 44 Rosin Core 60/40 0.8mm Solder Wire



Kester 44 Rosin Core 63/37 0.4mm Solder Wire



25-Piece Multimeter Leads Kit



Transistor Tester / Circuit Identifier



Black Nitrile Gloves - 4 Mil Black



Digital Multimeter with DC AC Voltmeter and Auto Ranging Tester



Electronic Digital Caliper


Akro-Mils 10164, 64 Drawer Storage Cabinet


858D Hot Air SMD Rework Station



"Kapton" High Temp Tape, 5 Pack



Rigol DS1102Z-E - Two Channel / 100 MHz Digital Oscilloscope



MG Chemicals Desoldering Braid 




MG Chemicals Unleaded Tip Tinner




Hakko FR301-03/P Portable Desoldering Tool




Soldering Tip Iron Cleaner





Crimper Tools for Sealed Terminals




Cleanroom Wipes Nonwoven Wipes Cellulose/Polyester Blend



Adjustable Circuit Board Holder



Wash Bottles,3pcs 500ml Plastic Lab Wash Bottle




PCB IC Chip Puller Extractor Removal Tool




Heat Insulation Silicone Repair Mat with Scale Ruler and Screw Position



Sumnacon Multimeter Banana Plug to Crocodile Alligator Clip Test Probe



200 Pieces Foam Swab Cleaning Swab Foam Tips Sponge Stick




Analog Discovery 2 Systems Kit: USB Oscilloscope & Logic Analyzer




Analog Discovery 3: 125 MS/s USB Oscilloscope, Waveform Generator, Logic Analyzer, and Power Supply




2UUL uuFilter Carbon Fume Extractor Filtration Purifier For Soldering Fumes