1
\$\begingroup\$

I have a ~20 year old Weller station (base: 921ZX-0, iron: 9216, tip: U9960) for which I've lost all but the 9960 tip. Searches for Weller/Ungar 9960 as a starting point for finding compatible tips have proven fruitless. 20-year-old Jensen Tools catalogs are not the sort of thing Google Books ever scanned :)

Which line of modern Weller tips would be compatible with this old beast?

\$\endgroup\$
  • \$\begingroup\$ Checked ebay? Lots of « pattern » ones on there... \$\endgroup\$ – Solar Mike Dec 13 '18 at 6:50
  • \$\begingroup\$ what do you mean "pattern"? \$\endgroup\$ – JayEye Dec 14 '18 at 19:09
  • \$\begingroup\$ (yes, of course I checked ebay, but i can only check part numbers I know about; I would also need a list of which tips are compatible with the particular iron) \$\endgroup\$ – JayEye Dec 14 '18 at 19:10
  • \$\begingroup\$ found some for mine - search and find yours... \$\endgroup\$ – Solar Mike Dec 14 '18 at 19:17
  • \$\begingroup\$ @JayEye A pattern part is an aftermarket version of a part made by a (supposedly) licensed manufacturer. A pattern in this context is a design, perhaps more often heard of as a knitting pattern. \$\endgroup\$ – Andrew Morton Oct 22 '19 at 9:04
2
\$\begingroup\$

A bit more searching (and more luck) uncovered this catalog: https://www.audiolabga.com/pdf/UNGAR.pdf. On page 22, I found the list of all compatible tips. Now I can go on ebay and search for the ones I need.

| improve this answer | |
\$\endgroup\$
  • \$\begingroup\$ I ordered a couple from ebay and they arrived. They'll probably outlive me :) \$\endgroup\$ – JayEye Jan 4 '19 at 21:52

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.