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Old 09-22-2017, 04:45 PM   #4
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Re: Heavy surface rust treatment

Originally Posted by viking427 View Post
knock off the heavy flaking stuff with scraper then Muriatic acid (pool cleaner) will take it down to bare metal. Rinse thoroughly afterward.
Just be careful. I work with muriatic acid quite a bit, and it's pretty nasty stuff. Good ventilation, a splash shield, and chemical gloves at a minimum.
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