HRWB123 – The $250 Workbench

This week we have a mega cast to discuss how to start a workbench on a $250 budget.  George KJ6VU, Rod VA3ON, Vince VE6LK, and Dan AG7GM all present their recommendations while Mike VA3MW and Jeremy KF7IJZ give insight to the selections offered.

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Mike’s $31 DMM – https://www.banggood.com/ANENG-620A-4_7-inch-Large-LCD-Screen-Automatic-+-Manual-Intelligent-True-RMS-Digital-Multimeter-Resistance-Diode-Capacitance-Temperature-Frequency-Test-p-1805601.html?rmmds=myorder&cur_warehouse=CN&ID=6287842

Vince D’eon VE6LK – http://ve6lk.com/ and https://twitter.com/VE6LK

George Builds an IC-705 portable case – ttps://www.hamradioworkbench.com/george-kj6vus-blog.html

Tester Diode Triode Capacitor Resistor Transistor LCR ESR NPN PNP MOSFET – https://www.amazon.com/wisTek-Transistor-Capacitor-Resistor-Colorful/dp/B07SZQ7VTF/ref=sr_1_83?dchild=1&keywords=lcr+esr+meter&qid=1613767657&sr=8-83

Plasti-Dip – https://www.homedepot.com/b/Plasti-Dip/N-5yc1vZ6z7 

Veto Pro Pac – https://vetopropac.com/ 

Cycle25 Club YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy_0gANQteAstN8wHJR8QPw

George’s List – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SuskqruwVKmGCd15li9__VOVXv45fz8rd7jqtpyL3Yw/edit?usp=sharing

Vince’s List – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1JQDEhrkI1ZuVnZaAKkoyyCSBUsRNBswHgkL9JVmRsxI/edit?usp=sharing

Dan’s List – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ES1RqjK2JgH22COja79vSv4Dl4XJSfucV9wjfFxRd4I/edit?usp=sharing

Rod’s List

Rod – Pliers kit (6)

Craftsman

Stanley Black & Decker/Dewalt

22

https://www.amazon.com/CRAFTSMAN-Pliers-6-Piece-Pouch-CMHT81716/dp/B07QL3CLRS/ref=sr_1_9?dchild=1&keywords=electronics+tool+set&qid=1613782573&sr=8-9

Screwdrivers (16) (iPhone)

Craftsman

Tell this story

20

https://www.amazon.com/CRAFTSMAN-944979-Pieces-Set-Electronics/dp/B01HZWV0JU/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=craftsman+electronics+screwdrivers&qid=1613782859&sr=8-5

Ratcheting screwdriver/Bits

Craftsman

Have this already?

20

https://www.amazon.com/CRAFTSMAN-Ratcheting-Screwdriver-26-Piece-CMHT68001/dp/B07SGVXKZ9/ref=pd_bxgy_img_3/146-1530988-4851835?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07SGVXKZ9&pd_rd_r=c4901bbb-ba48-4453-b4ad-5578484f367f&pd_rd_w=SsvfV&pd_rd_wg=JDFZ7&pf_rd_p=f325d01c-4658-4593-be83-3e12ca663f0e&pf_rd_r=MRA12DNAN97M113YKF9Z&psc=1&refRID=MRA12DNAN97M113YKF9Z

Soldering

Rod – 

Solder Station

Weller WESD51

Used 48

48

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Weller-WESD51-Digital-Solder-Station-50-W-350-850-F/114680045896?hash=item1ab376a148:g:s8AAAOSw~Q9gJadb

 

we1010na

New 109

0

https://www.amazon.com/Weller-WE1010NA-Digital-Soldering-Station/dp/B077JDGY1J/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=WE1010NA&qid=1613781309&sr=8-2

 

Education kit

159 usd with lb solder and xcelites

   

Test Equipment

DMM – Digital Multi Meter

Fluke Model 101

New

51

https://www.amazon.com/Fluke-101-Multimeter-Resistance-Capacitance/dp/B00HE6MIJY/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=fluke+101&qid=1613781680&sr=8-1

Consumables

Solder

Kester “44” 63/37 .031

New

12.49

https://www.amazon.com/Kester-Rosin-Core-Solder-Dispense-Pak/dp/B017WK9HQS/ref=sr_1_7?dchild=1&keywords=SOLDER+kester+63%2F37&qid=1613781863&s=industrial&sr=1-7

Solder wick

Tiny roll (Yellow)

New

3.5

https://www.amazon.com/MG-Chemicals-Desoldering-Length-Yellow/dp/B008O9W78C/ref=sr_1_7_mod_primary_new?dchild=1&keywords=solder+wick+yellow&qid=1613782353&sbo=RZvfv%2F%2FHxDF%2BO5021pAnSA%3D%3D&sr=8-7

Sponge

Fits in caddy

New

2.2

https://www.amazon.com/Weller-WCC104-Solder-Cleaning-Sponge/dp/B0091A7CUG/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Sponge+for+weller+soldering+iron&qid=1613782468&sr=8-3

Jeremy’s List

Hakko FX-888D Soldering Station – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ANZRT4M/

Hakko CHP-170 Micro Cutters – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FZPDG1K/

Uni-T UT-139C Digital Multimeter – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016JXASYE/

Irwin VISE GRIP Wire Stripper – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000OQ21CA/

iFixit Mako Precision Screwdriver Set – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0189YWOIO/

Mitotoyu Pocket Steel Rule – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001OBX14Q/

1/4″ Right Angle Driver Set – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0062FSAVI/

EEVBlog BM235 DMM – https://www.amazon.com/EEVblog-BM235-Brymen-Multimeter/dp/B01JZ1ADCO/

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