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Somewhat rusty spokes

Old 06-26-19, 11:47 PM
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Somewhat rusty spokes

What do you all use for that? Apple cider vinegar soak? Your fave corrosion block?

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If I wanted to preserve old spokes just for the heckuvit, I'd try Oxpho Blue liquid and fine steel wool. It's a cold blue formula for guns but will work on any carbon steel. It's very effective at converting rust to a form that won't spread and continuing to eat away at metal. Simple and it works. But it will darken shiny carbon steel and the surface may appear mottled with some steels.

Otherwise, CLR (Calcium-Lime-Rust remover, spray or liquid) and Scotchbrite pads.
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Rusty? Toss.

Ugly, grimy, old, grey, sad looking ... did I say, "ugly"? For those, 80 grit.
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I use aluminum foil and barkeepers friend to clean them up. Boeshield or Never Dull to keep the rust under control.
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