How to spruce up an old box fan?

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We have two box fans that we use on our deck. They are still functional. I take them apart every fall and clean them well but they’re rusty and dingy looking. I would spray paint but can’t easily remove the fan part (wires are glued to the frame, etc., etc.) and the handle and knob can’t be removed. I know I could mask and cover but seems like a lot of work for a cheap outdoor fan. I could just buy new but hate to ditch a functional fan. Anybody have any ideas for quick and easy?


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