Archive for January 24th, 2019
In the process of sorting out the Small Box o’ Soldering Tools, this well-used treasure emerged:
Yeah, the Genuine Article. Note the spelling and hyphenation: “Soder-Wick” is a both Registered Trademark® and patented.
Of course, the patent having long expired, there exist knockoffs with slightly different spelling:
“Size Good”. I like that. “Made in Taiwan”, though, suggests it’s been in my collection for quite a while.
Despite the fact they’re all supposed to be coated with flux, I generally run a flux pen over whatever length I’m using, because it’s the only way to be sure.