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Old 10-29-2019, 10:53 AM   #1
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Rust and Beach

What is the best way to clean off rust on RV from the coast, and what is best way to prevent it from happening in first place?
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Old 10-29-2019, 01:05 PM   #2
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When we've stayed at Gulf Shores Alabama we hosed off our bikes daily. Even so, they rusted. We much prefer the mountains!
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Old 10-29-2019, 01:37 PM   #3
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Stay off the beach! We washed ATVs every day, top, sides, bottom (drive over sprayer). Best we got before they rotted out and had to be trashed was 2 years patrolling the shore line and dunes.
Long time ago in a previous life I worked in an epoxy paint development lab. The quickest way to destroy a painted test panel was called the salt spray box. Same panels exposed on racks outside were monitored for years. The box testing lasted days or weeks at best.
BTW The snow melt that some road departments use can be just as bad......
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Rinse with clean water and a dousing of WD-40 (or something like it) helps to stall rust..

But remember... "Rust Never Sleeps"
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Wash down with water every day if possible but you will still end up with rust on some things.
We live on a hillside about 2 miles from the beach and everything rusts. We have even gone through 3 stainless steel BBQs in the last 14 years.
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Old 10-31-2019, 01:55 PM   #6
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Salt water is probably the most corrosive substance on this planet. That stuff will eat anything. Best way to prevent it from rusting something is to avoid the beach. I know that's less than desirable, but it's the truth. Short of that, you can try cleaning it twice a day with lots of fresh water and keep everything oiled so the salt water can't actually get to the metals.
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In my previous career, we would test automotive parts for 2 weeks in a warm salt mist spray compartment. Two weeks exposure in this test environment was equal to 10 years of normal corrosion exposure.
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