There is no USPS pickup on Monday February 20, 2017 because of the federal holiday Presidents' Day. USPS orders placed after 11am EST Friday February 17th will go out Tuesday February 21. UPS orders will ship as normal.
A real stand with sponge and double spring prevents your iron from 'rolling away' or burning a hole in the table. If you're starting out and have a 'pen type' soldering iron, this is essential for your safety. Comes with a sponge, too!