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Old 05-12-2014, 05:25   #1
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Rust Stains

I have some rust stains on the deck where the stainless meets the fibergalass.
Does anyone know of a product that will take those stains off?
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Re: rust stains

I use a weak solution of Oxalic acid, but I believe there are other rust stain removers on the market.
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Re: rust stains

FSR works great. Used it many times and always works.
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Re: rust stains

Barkeepers Friend is the best for this and also the cheapest. Available at Walmart in Canada and most grocery stores in the US. It is oxalic acid in powder form. FSR and the likes is oxalic acid too but in a gel form. Oxalic acid crystals is usually available at Home Depot, ask for wood bleach.
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Re: rust stains

Any acid. On & Off is good stuff. Follow up with some wax afterwards. The acid makes the gelcoat porous so it stains really easily after an acid wash. Wax restores it and prevents this from happening.
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Re: rust stains

Most toilet cleaners that "removes stains" or rust work well and if you just have a small stain you can probably sneak out the one from the bathroom without anyone being the wiser. CLR Bath and Kitchen cleaner works well.
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This seems to work well at about $6 per bottle:

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Snow bol toilet bowl cleaner, and it leaves a pleasant smell

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