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Old 01-06-2020, 10:57 PM
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Default Re: Removing rust stains from white interior of vintage Ludwig

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So little hope for removing these rust stains?
Just touch em (the stains) with #0000 steel wool...
(after removing (or moving) the screws and washers)

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Old 01-07-2020, 09:40 AM
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Default Re: Removing rust stains from white interior of vintage Ludwig

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Just touch em (the stains) with #0000 steel wool...
(after removing (or moving) the screws and washers)
Many thanks for this tip, this could be just the ticket for completing the cleaning up process on these rust stains.
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Car wax those bolts and screws so they don't start rusting again.
The lug screws and washers originally had a coat of white paint over them matching the inside of the wooden shells which the rust had eaten in to. Now that they are cleaned up I'm thinking of perhaps giving the screws and washers a light coat of white primer paint which will keep the rust from returning and should restore the original look of the inside of those drums.
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Old 01-07-2020, 10:19 PM
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Many thanks for this tip, this could be just the ticket for completing the cleaning up process on these rust stains.

The lug screws and washers originally had a coat of white paint over them matching the inside of the wooden shells which the rust had eaten in to. Now that they are cleaned up I'm thinking of perhaps giving the screws and washers a light coat of white primer paint which will keep the rust from returning and should restore the original look of the inside of those drums.
I'm pretty sure I learned here that they used Ben. Moore paint, same stuff you get at paint stores.
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Old 01-08-2020, 12:11 PM
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First try white vinegar sometimes it works
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Old 01-18-2020, 11:45 AM
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It seems that using a combination of white vinegar and fine grade wire wool has done the job of removing the worst of those rust stains. Cleaning the area with a rag that had been dipped in white vinegar removed the worst of it and then any stubborn stains that remained were rubbed gently with the fine grade wire wool followed by another cleaning on the area with the vinegar.
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Old 01-18-2020, 04:59 PM
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Success yeh good going
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