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Old 06-13-2017, 08:04 AM
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Re: Old King cage with a bit of rust?

You can sand off the worst of the paint, and there are paint on products like evaporate-o-rust that will remove all rust. It will leave pits if they are there. Then you can use a spray or brush-on rust converting paint. Rustoleum maks one - look for the words rust converting. The paint has a compound that chemically reacts with rust to form an iron oxide that does not rust any further. Otherwise the rust will keep,growing under the new paint. You do want to take off as much surface rust as you can. Even a wire brushing is enough. Then the paint can reach all the rust molecules. Once the paint is fully cured it's safe.
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