20 Most Recent Weller 8200 Soldering Gun Questions & Answers


I am assuming that you installed a new tip. Note, the tip ends have to be 3/8 of an inch 90 degree bend so that when you insert the tip leads into the barrels, they go into the small holes in the barrels. Also note, the nuts to tighten the tip into the gun have to be installed onto the tip leads before bending the leads. Now when the tip is installed this way, the nuts tighten and hold the tip in the barrel. This tightening of the nuts allow the tip to have a good electrical connection to the barrels and this is what allows the tip to heat. You actually have an electrical current that passes through the barrels and the tip. It is a very low voltage (around 2) but a very high current. Over time the tip will not heat, this is a sign to either tighten the nuts, or look at the tip to see if it has a break in it. If it has an open, then it is time to change the tip.

Weller 8200... | Answered on Oct 19, 2017


The first position is 100 watts, all the way back is 140 watts.

Weller 8200... | Answered on Sep 19, 2017


It's better to get a soldering station instead.

Weller 8200... | Answered on Aug 14, 2015


There are normally three of the same type. They are consumable, you don't need to stock all the different types - just buy the one you need for your current project.

Note, these are high power and were commonly used for soldering wires in the point-to-point wiring used in old tube electronics. Do not use this on a Printed circuit board - it will damage any silicon component.

Use a a soldering pencil for printed circuit boards.

Weller 8200... | Answered on Jul 28, 2014


The manual is available here: http://www.cooperhandtools.com/onlinecatalog/Operating_Instructions/D550-8200_Gun_Instructions.pdf . This is the manual for the Weller 8200 and the D550.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Weller 8200... | Answered on May 16, 2014


just type in weller 8200 sol gun in search and it will go there

Weller 8200... | Answered on Jan 24, 2014


Sears Hardware carries Weller and and has tips for the 8200 Weller Soldering Gun, I just swa them yesterday at Sears Hardware.

Weller 8200... | Answered on Sep 08, 2013


The bulb's part number is 7333. You can order a replacement bulb here for about $2.50 :http://www.e-sonic.com/aboutus/cat/S/soldering%206.pdf

Weller 8200... | Answered on Jan 04, 2013


that takes a common 6volt screw in type bulb you can buy at most radio shacks or parts stores

Weller 8200... | Answered on Dec 04, 2012

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