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Old 08-25-2010, 05:44 PM   #1
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I have a trailer that is starting to get quite a bit of rust built up on it. I'm wanting to take care of the problem before it starts eating through and I need to patch. I've looked into Rust Guy but it is pretty expensive. If it works I would have no problem spending the money but I'm having trouble finding a lot of info on it other than their own website, which I think might be slightly biased. Has anyone used this product or is there any other rust remover/preventive paints that you would recommend? Thanks!

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Old 08-25-2010, 06:23 PM   #2
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Online, there are tutorials on how to remove rust, try Googling 'electrolysis'.

Long time ago, there was a guy who dunked his whole trailer frame, hooked up the charger, and it looked like new.

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Old 08-25-2010, 07:31 PM   #3
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If you can find me a tub that I can dunk a 38' Semi trailer in I'll give it a shot
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Look for someone in your area that does sand/media blasting. It's usually not very expensive and the results are bare metal ready for primer.
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I have used the rust converter products for about tweny years and had good results. This is the stuff that goes on and changes the rust to a black primer like surface that can be painted. Or left as it is.
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Well I am going to order some and give it a try.
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Eastwood is the biggest name vendor in this space that I know of. Also there is POR 15. Either of those should do the trick. If its only slight surface rust that I want to stop or at least slow down. A liberal dose of WD 40 a few times a year is a simple/cheap alternative.

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