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Re: [Roadsters] OT - Rust Treatment & Paint?

To: Ronnie Day <> please include it with any abuse report []:49524
Subject: Re: [Roadsters] OT - Rust Treatment & Paint?
From: RWM via Datsun-roadsters <>
Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 13:55:36 -0400
Cc: 510 List <>, Roadster List <>
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I've used POR-15 liquid (pricey, and difficult to work with), Rustoleum Rust 
Converter spray, and Loctite Rust Neutralizer spray, all to good long-term 

As with all paint application, surface preparation is the key.

- Bob

> On May 10, 2020, at 13:35, Ronnie Day via Datsun-roadsters 
> <> wrote:
> I'm cleaning up and rebuilding a locally built, wood decked utility trailer. 
> Typical angle iron/tube frame construction. The original paint is worn, a 
> lot, and there's considerable surface rust. I took it to the quarter car wash 
> and cleaned it up as best I could.
> I'm not inclined to have the whole thing media blasted so the plan is, doing 
> a section at a time, to use wire brushes and a detail sander to remove as 
> much of the loose paint as I can, and then hit that area with rattle can 
> primer/paint to "seal/convert" the rust I can't get off, then move to the 
> next section.
> Realizing there are products out there that supposedly work like magic, what 
> actually does a decent job? I'm looking for durability and protection, not a 
> car show finish.
> RD
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