Asked on Feb 25, 2018

Clean rust off of tools

MogieJoy30150932Janet Pizaro


8 answers
  • Dfm
    on Feb 25, 2018

    Fine grade steel wool. Oil to lube the surface.
  • B. Enne
    B. Enne
    on Feb 25, 2018

    Salt and bottled lemon juice work well. Just make a liquidy paste and rub on. Some people say soaking in cola works too.
    Putting chalk in the tool box help prevent rust from recurring. Apparently stpring them in sand does too (it must keep them dry)...probably better for gardening tools...
  • B. Enne
    B. Enne
    on Feb 25, 2018

    I just found this for you too.
  • Tonya Brooks
    Tonya Brooks
    on Feb 25, 2018

    Use WD40 and a lambs wool scrubber.
  • Chubby58
    on Feb 25, 2018

    Pour some vinegar in a jar and throw your tools in there. Leave in for a day or two, it eats the rust right off.
  • Janet Pizaro
    Janet Pizaro
    on Feb 25, 2018

    wd 40
  • Joy30150932
    on Feb 26, 2018

    CLR is a good rust remover for tools. When storing and before putting away for the season, spray with WD40 to prevent the rusting.
  • Mogie
    on Feb 26, 2018

    You can use a dremel and remove the rust.
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