Fake weller tip? Or just old?

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Razor Concepts

Joined Oct 7, 2008
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I bought a Weller ETC tip and it looks different from all the other weller tips I have. It has a hole on the side, and the label is stamped on crudely instead of laser etched.

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Does anyone know why this tip is made so differently than other weller tips? I thought it might be a fake, but now i'm starting to think this is a new old stock tip from many years ago.
 

KeithWalker

Joined Jul 10, 2017
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It is a tip for a Weller adjustable soldering station. See the list below, model ETC. Even if it is not a genuine Weller tip, it should work as long as the plating on the tip lasts.

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bertus

Joined Apr 5, 2008
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