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Old 10-07-2013, 05:31 AM   #13
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For gentle rust removal soak the parts in a mild Citric Acid solution overnight and brush the rust off with a toothbrush. Clean and polish with steel wool and a mild abrasive cleaner (comet)... an SOS pad will do as well. Gentler than sandpaper. You can always take more off but can't put it back on. Here's a good link...

http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=121049

I've used many methods of rust removal from wire wheels, sandblasting, electrolytic rust removal... The citric acid method works great for small parts when the rust is not too bad. Coat moving parts with a light layer of fluid film when done...

http://www.fluid-film.com/products/

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