Rust removing advice wanted

Mfresh

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So I’ve got a machine which has obviously been in a garage or some thing for a while, and while it works many of the metal parts are rusty:

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So what’s the best way to tackle this and get most of the rust off before polishing it? Any suggestions?
 

James

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Wire brush first - you can get 3 for £1 in a pound shop, put it in a vice and brush it up.
 

Moonbus

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I rub on the the black bottle domestos toilet cleaner that has rust and stain remover advertised on it. Leave for a while then rinse and wire brush.

If you don't polish up and wax or coat straight after it will rust again in days.
 

DRD

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I have never tried chemicals.

Wire brush on a drill would be my way. Face mask and eye protection.
 

RudeDogg1

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I have never tried chemicals.

Wire brush on a drill would be my way. Face mask and eye protection.
Just don’t make the mistake I did using them in w dremel on to high a rpm which resulted in firing thousands of the metal strands from the brush all over my room. Only just stopped pulling them out my feet
 
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