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Post  Regsmonster on Tue Feb 24, 2009 2:04 pm

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Post  Mk3rob on Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:42 pm

And if you strain it off you can use it for your pickle onions Twisted Evil
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:59 pm

I'm stunned!

Is this a wind up?

I'm going to try it tonight. Shocked
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Post  Martin & Nettie on Tue Feb 24, 2009 7:03 pm

Vinegar is an acidic liquid processed from the fermentation of ethanol - I put it on chips Laughing
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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Wed Feb 25, 2009 7:59 am

Now that really is interesting - presumably the vinegar converts the iron oxide to a less tenacious compound (iron acetate??? scratch never heard of it!). I gather Jenolite etc. do a similar sort of thing with phosphoric acid or whatever. Do we have any chemists on the forum to provide an informed comment?

The big question of course is - if this method's as good as it sounds, why haven't we heard about it before? scratchchin Let us know how you get on James.


See also http://www3.telus.net/public/aschoepp/electrolyticrust.html
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:59 am

Balderdash and Piffle! Rolling Eyes

I've had three rusty bolts in a cap of vinegar all night and nothing happened.

Like Bob said, if it's so good why doesn't everyone now about it?

I think a little photoshop's been going on, don't you? Laughing
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Post  Regsmonster on Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:11 am

TRR Motorsport wrote:Balderdash and Piffle! Rolling Eyes

I've had three rusty bolts in a cap of vinegar all night and nothing happened.

Like Bob said, if it's so good why doesn't everyone now about it?

I think a little photoshop's been going on, don't you? Laughing
Did you scrub them as well?
Lots of people on LocostBuilders use this way.
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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:52 am

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Post  TRR Motorsport on Wed Feb 25, 2009 1:21 pm

Maybe I'll try Cilit Bang next! Laughing
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Post  muttley on Wed Feb 25, 2009 11:07 pm

Hmm, I saw this last week and bought 5 litres of vinegar and I been soaking various bits since Sunday........doesn't seem to have done much Neutral
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