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Old 05-24-2016, 05:07 PM   #1
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Have a new TT and starting to see some rust on some of the more exposed portions of metal (the black metal top of the hand crank). Any suggestions on how to stop that. Can is just buy a can of something and spray paint it. Or should I try to sand off the rust then paint. And any suggestions as to paint would be appreciated. Thanks
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Old 05-24-2016, 05:29 PM   #2
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rustolium . it's always a good idea to at least get the loose rust off . when in Fl this past winter i used wd 40 to sprayed all the exposed metal parts mostly the springs and equalizer . but also other areas like around the steps etc . this prevented rust from even starting . being from the dry west rust is something i don't normally have to deal with . rustolium also make a spry that turns rust black like naval jelly and you can paint right over it
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Old 05-25-2016, 09:49 AM   #3
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Wd40 makes a soaking solution that removes rust. I've used it a couple of times for an overnight soak and it really works.


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Old 05-25-2016, 07:53 PM   #4
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Hands down, the best product to use is Rustoleum Rust Reformer. It comes in a spray can and doesn't simply cover up the rust. It actually reforms the rust into an inert material that does not rust again. Because it transforms the rust, obviously there needs to be rust there to transform. Because of this, you definitely don't want to remove all the rust before using. You can topcoat Rust Reformer with any color of paint (I use Reutoleum paint as my topcoat) you wish and the rust will not return. I have used this product for years and my wife says I should buy it by the case. When you own an acreage, you have lots of machines/tools that like to rust. THIS STUFF WORKS, I PROMISE!!!
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