Tools

Desoldering Pump - Weller, manual, for removing solder
Removes melted solder by suction. Facilitates accurate printed circuit repair and cleaning. This lightweight desoldering pump has an anodized aluminium body to assure durability and features a plunger safety shield, short-stroke plunger and a no-clog automatic tip cleaner. Replace tip with S-T7875B. Made in Taiwan.
$34.12
Breadboard - Solderable PCB, 3.00” x 1.90”
The SB400 Solderable PCB BreadBoard enables you to transfer your circuit and wires from a plug-in breadboard without recutting wires or changing your layout. The SB400 has the same pattern and spacing as a standard 400 connection point BB400 solderless plug-in breadboard. It has a standard 5-hole strip for each IC pin, just like solderless breadboards plus 4 power rails. However, it has the advantage that soldered joints provide a more reliable long-term connection than solderless contacts. The SB400 has four power rails like solderless breadboards, plus two bonus rails for power or signals. There are bonus two-hole pads along the centerline allowing DIL (dual in-line) headers to be used. BPS prototyping boards use high-quality FR4 glass epoxy PCBs for long life, with an anti-tarnish protective coating for easy soldering.
$4.35
Aligner tool - GC Electronics, Duplex
Butyrate shaft 6-1/8" long with 1/8" wide steel tips. Tip on one end recessed.
  • Material: Conductive Nylon Metal
  • End: 1/8"
  • End 2: 1/8"
$1.95
ProtoBoard - Fits 1590BB, 1 sided, 2-hole strips
Prototyping circuit board (PCB) designed to fit the Hammond 1590BB die-cast aluminum enclosure. It has a convenient 2-hole pattern, which provides an easy way to connect parts while maximizing usable board area. It can be used as a stand-alone prototyping board, or installed in a Hammond 1590BB enclosure. For fastening your project to a surface see our adhesive standoffs (S-H190). Features:
  • Single-sided high-quality FR4 glass-epoxy circuit board.
  • Convenient 2-hole pattern provides an easy way to connect parts.
  • 1oz/ft2 copper with an anti-tarnish coating for easy soldering.
  • 0.042" holes are drilled on 0.1" (2.54mm) centers. 4 mounting holes.
  • PCB Size 3.20 x 4.25 in (81.3 x 108.0 mm)
$5.75
Threadlocker - Bob Smith Industries, IC-LOC Purple
IC-LOC™ Purple prevents loosening of small fasteners from normal use and vibration, but parts can still be disassembled with hand tools. IC-LOC™ Purple seals and prevents rusting of threads. Uses
  • Threads of fasteners
  • Bolts
  • Screws
  • Nuts

Directions: Shake well. Unscrew cap and cut off tip. Apply IC-LOC™ Purple to clean and dry threaded areas before assembling non-plastic parts. Product sets in 10 minutes, with full cure within 24 hours. IC-LOC™ Purple is anaerobic and cures in the absence of air, which occurs when a bolt, screw or nut is tightened. Cured temperature range is -60° to +300°F (-51° to +149°C). May attack some plastics. Remove residue with a damp cloth. Similar to Loctite Purple.
$6.45
Precision Router Base - Support for Dremel Tool
A stable and versatile way to support your Dremel tool. This precision router base is the best way to hold a Dremel for freehand routing, inlaying, widening fret slots, and more. Made of brass, aluminum and machined steel, it features precision cutting depth adjustment with large thumbwheels to eliminate guesswork.
$49.95
Fret Setter - 10 cm long, for reseating without unstringing
The contact surface of this solid brass tool fits over the crown of a fret and reseats loose fret ends without unstringing the instrument. Place the end of the tool on the crown of the fret and tap with a hammer. Also works well for pressing loose fret ends down while supergluing.
$12.95
Pliers - Xcelite, serrated jaw, 5.5", Long Reach
5 1/2" Overall Length, 1 1/2" Jaw Length Product Features:
  • Thin profile, long reach pliers
  • For access into tight spaces
  • Lightweight for maximum comfort
  • For use in precision electronic assembly applications
  • Features serrated jaws
  • Features red grips
$20.61
Wire Stripper / Cutter - 8", 10-24 AWG
Heavy duty wire strippers with additional cutting and crimping features. Capable of stripping 12 through 24AWG stranded wires and 10 through 22AWG solid wires, these strippers can handle most wires used in electronics.
$15.95
Soldering Iron Tip - Weller, single flat / sloped type, ST Series
Genuine Weller single flat style tips for use with all ST Series compatible soldering irons. The single flat style is versatile tip style that works great in situation where precision is required as well as situations where heat needs to be spread efficiently. These tips are an excellent choice for use with the S-TWLC100 soldering station.
For use with Weller Irons: SP40N, WP25, WP30, and WP35; and WLC100 station
$5.97
Staking Tool - For Small Eyelets
Staking tool for small eyelets such as S-HEYE-B. Directions:
  • Drill hole using #42 drill bit
  • Insert eyelet
  • Flip board over onto a hard service
  • Center staking tool over the eyelet
  • Strike staking tool with hammer to clamp eyelet to board
$14.39
Notched Straightedge - 16.5" x 1.5", Stainless Steel, Satin
The notched straight edge is a must have on any luthier’s bench for evaluating the straightness of your fret board while avoiding frets that may have seen better days.It’s made of satin stainless steel so cleaning off any markings made with a pencil is a breeze!
One side is marked Long Scale Guitar for use with Fender, Martin, Gibson long scale guitars plus others.
The opposite side is marked Short Scale Guitar for use with Gibson’s shorter scale as well as Dobro and PRS guitars plus others.
$29.95
Fret File - Diamond, offset, for dressing and shaping frets
Diamond fret file with offset shape for more comfortable fret dressing and improved clearance over the guitar body at high frets. Both full length concave filing grooves (for medium and wide fretwire) uniformly coated with micro industrial diamond particle.
Starting at $66.95
Wrench - GrooveTech, Soundhole Truss Rod
GrooveTech soundhole truss rod wrench for acoustic guitars. Acoustic guitar truss rods need adjustment just like electrics, but manufacturers sure don't make it easy. Access is typically through the sound hole, sometimes through a brace to an unseen nuts. These wrenches allow quick access to nuts on most makes and models of acoustics, with a precision ball-end tip for easy fit, extra length on both segments of the blade, and an oversized handle for confidence when making adjustments. Professional-grade.
$12.95
Digital Capacitance Meter - YF-150, 9 ranges
Nine ranges give precision readings from 0.1 pF to 20,000 µF. Can be used to check virtually all capacitors for tolerance value, selecting matched sets, etc.
  • 0.1 pf to 20,000 μF, 9 ranges
  • Over range indicator
  • 0.5% basic accuracy
  • Tilt stand
  • 3-1/2 digit LCD, 1" h x 2-¼" w
  • 1.5" x 2.8" x 6"
  • Zero adjustment
  • Input protected
  • Low battery indicator
  • Includes case, leads, battery, spare fuse and instructions
$49.95
Storage Box - for electronic components
This electronic component storage box works great for storing caps, pots, resistors and other electronic components. Made of plastic.
Starting at $6.25
Guitar Nut Cube - for adjusting guitar nuts
Unique tool for the easy removal and adjustment of potentiometers and switches from guitars
$15.95
Fret Cutter - Carbon Steel, for Cutting Stainless Steel Fret Wire
High quality carbon steel fret cutters for use with stainless steel fret wire. These newly designed cutters improve accuracy providing a flatter cut than other versions. Additionally the blades are designed for improved durability. The cutters can also be locked in the closed position for protection when not in use.
$39.95
Tip - Weller, Replacement for SP23 and SP23D
Package of 2
MT1 - 0.031" / 0.8 mm Conical Tip For Weller SP23 / SP25 Series Irons. Package of 2
  • Consumer tip series from Weller
  • MT series tips are plated with Electroless Nickel for ease of wetting during soldering
  • 10/24" Thread in tips for SP23 / SP25 series soldering irons
$9.35
Soldering iron station - Weller, WE 1010, 70W, digital display
The Weller WE1010 is an excellent soldering station for professional use and beginner hobbyists alike. With increased power and stability, the WE1010 is an upgrade in many ways for users of the WES51 and WTCPT soldering stations.
$143.00
Fret Saw - Standard Model, for cutting fret slots
Standard fret slot cutting saw with 0.50/0.60 mm pitch. Made in Japan. Overall length = 324 mm (12 ¾”) Cutting Length = 115 mm (4 ½”) Blade Depth = 30 mm (1 3/16”)
$24.95
Fret Press Caul - Converts Drill Press to Fret Press
Fret press caul. Perfect for converting your drill press or arbor press into a fret press. 3/8” shank. (Includes 2.5 mm hex key).
Used with radius inserts (S-T261) to press frets into guitar fret boards.
$34.95
Magnetic Parts Tray - Dunlop, System 65
Keep all of your parts in one place with this magnetic tray. 4” diameter across the top rim and 2.5” diameter on the base.
$9.95
Flashlight - Dunlop, System 65 gig, adjustable brightness
The Dunlop System 65 Gig Light is a high lumen, road ready flashlight. At 3.7” in length it easily fits in a gig bag or pocket and can be safely secured with its metal belt clip. This flash light has three different modes that can be accessed by lightly tapping the power switch: high beam, low beam, and strobe. The beam can also be focused by adjusting the lens providing up to 100 yards of visible light with a tight focus. This waterproof flashlight runs on a single AA battery which is included.
$9.95