How can I remove rust from tools?

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  • Mel Kiser Mel Kiser on Apr 25, 2017
    sand paper / remove loose rust. then apply acid( rust remover or converter. then thouroly clean and paint with rust oleum
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Apr 25, 2017
    Use WD40
  • Sally Wiese Sally Wiese on Apr 25, 2017
    There is something we always used and it is called >>>"NAVEL GEL." Been such a long time since I have used it so the directions are up to you off of the jar. It is good to use on some vintage items without worry. It works without all the above work.
  • Heidi Shepard-Keen Heidi Shepard-Keen on Apr 25, 2017
    Vinegar will remove the rust! Letrool soak for about 10-15 minutes then use steel wool or a hard bristle brush to scrub off. Good luck!
  • LA Murano LA Murano on Apr 25, 2017
    Scrub with steel wool pads to remove the rust.
  • Adrian Prince Adrian Prince on Apr 25, 2017
    Put down newspaper and use steel wool with some kind of oil, like WD40 or left over engine oil. Will take the rust right off and gives the tool a good look. Followup with polishing with a clean rag...
  • Amber Ann Rolak-Wilson Amber Ann Rolak-Wilson on Apr 25, 2017
    What kind of polish is best for a white tool box do you think?I need to remove some of the rust