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Old 01-11-16, 05:01 AM
Kevin H Kevin H is offline
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Thanks George. I know what you mean about the rust converter. It's amazing that it's so popular. Probably down to good marketing of a quick fix!

The rust in question is nothing serious, just surface with a small amount if pitting, but it's not feasible to sand blast it.

I believe I do have a small amount of phosphoric acid in the form of Deoxidine 624 (in a jar somewhere!), however I'm aware that if you don't clean the area well enough after applying it then it may keep eating away, and one area I need to treat is a lap joint in a wing bay. Also deoxidine is not a sealant or protector, so the treated area needs to be painted promptly - they recommend within 4 hours!

It's a matter of deciding which is the worse of two evils!
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