Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] rust on inox cable
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J-P is quite right that all these $$ products are acids and home brews can work fine. Alan mentioned Grunt which is phosphoric acid based, like Coca-Cola, which works well, too. Or sprinkle a potato with baking soda and rub the rust off. Products like Grunt and Marykate On & Off do have the advantage of having the acid in a gel base which keeps it from drying while it does its work. Or try slicing a lemon half way through and sticking it around the stay wire just above the swage overnight. Has the added advantage that if you have folks over for sun-downers they can add their own twists to their gin & tonics.
Cheers, Craig Briggs, SN#68 Sangaris
---In amelyachtowners@..., <jgermain@...> wrote :
FWIW, instead of paying silly prices for these named products, first try white vinegar.. if this does not work use Hydrocloric Acid (HCL) 20%
RINSE THOROUGHLY AFTER USE… rust all gone
SY Eleuthera, SM007