How do you remove rust from tools

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I have quite a few tools needing cleaning up. Any suggestions?

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  • Carol Marszalek Carol Marszalek on May 25, 2018
    Soak in Coca-Cola. Once cleaned, store in a bucket
    of sand.
  • 44g30179358 44g30179358 on May 25, 2018
    Scrub off any loose rust, then rub with clean motor oil.
  • Janice Westle Janice Westle on May 26, 2018
    Soak in vinegar
  • Mary Mary on May 26, 2018
    auto shop have a product called rust cure this removes the rust with out changing the metal then rinse and oil

    There are cleaning products in the cleaning section of all stores that will remove rust
  • AJ AJ on May 28, 2018
    Have used Loctite Naval Jelly (www.loctiteproducts.com) successfully for years to "de-rust" gardening and other tools. It's a highly effective rust dissolver (contains phosphoric acid) when the specific instructions are followed exactly. Note: the product is NOT a rust preventer, so once the tools are rust-free, they should be given a light coating of household oil (I use 3 in 1) and/or stored in a bucket of sand. Hope this helps?
  • Patsy Patsy on Jun 02, 2018
    I once saw a post of a bucket of sand with old motor oil poured in and tools stored in the bucket handle side up.
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