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.
> On May 10, 2020, at 13:35, Ronnie Day via Datsun-roadsters
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
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