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Forum topic by pete79 posted 03-02-2011 10:00 PM 1057 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-02-2011 10:00 PM

I’m planning to de-rust an old Stanley plane tonight using some Evaporust that I just received. The instructions on the Evaporust website say to “rinse and wash” the piece after removing it from the Evaporust bath. Can anyone tell me what I should be using to “wash” the plane parts with? Is water enough, or do I need something else? I am planning to apply some sort of rust inhibitor (T-9 maybe?) after I have it all cleaned, but I don’t know if I need to just rinse it, or if some sort of washing with another product is needed.

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#1 posted 03-02-2011 10:12 PM

I’ve never used Evaporust but most other rust removers have you rinse it off with water. Be sure to dry it thoroughly.

-- David

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#2 posted 03-02-2011 11:54 PM

I rinse with water, a lot of water. Then shake it dry followed by a thorough dowsing with WD-40. The WD 40 displaces any existing water (water displacer is what WD stands for) . After the good spraying with WD40 I usually let it sit for a couple of minutes (to make sure the water if fully displaced, then wipe it with a rag or paper towel to get the excess off.

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#3 posted 03-03-2011 04:35 AM

I’m pretty sure Evaporust is a water based product so a thourough rinsing with just water should be suffiicient.

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