New Tool: Milwaukee M12 Soldering Iron (2488-20)

While doing extensive work on my car, I accidentally tore the connector off the oxygen sensor connection. Not the oxygen sensor side, of course. The engine wiring harness side. Yeah.

So.

I’ve been needing a new soldering iron for some time now, and had my sights set on this one well before the pandemic had begun. This dumb wiring accident pushed things forward, so I went ahead and ordered. Once it showed up I was glad I spent the extra money. This thing is great. If it holds up, it will likely have been one of the better things I decided to spend some extra money on.


Milwaukee M12 Soldering Iron (2488-20)

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Blinking green warm up indicator, with LED illumination.

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Switch and indicator lights.
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Blinking green warm up light, plus battery indicator dots.
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Solid green on light, indicating it’s up to temp. Warm up take roughly 15-20 seconds.
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Bright illumination LED.
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Tool is off, with solid red HOT warning light.

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