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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:43 pm 
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What should I do to save my old Marin Team frame's tubes? I'm thinking about Hammerite or sg similar to prevent corrosion, and linsead oil... What do You think?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:50 pm 
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I use Castrol chain wax.

If you already have rust in there treat it first.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:40 pm 
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Generally, Framesaver, thinned Waxoyl, or more traditionally linseed oil.
Useful thread overhere in the Roadbike area...

All the best,


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:51 pm 
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I've read the link to the Road Bike section, and also the subsequent link to the review of Framesaver, but is Framesaver just a corrosion inhibitor intended to prevent rust forming? I have a frame with rust inside the tubes already which ideally needs treating first to stop the corrosion, I was thinking of using Dinitrol rust converter (as I've used it on cars to good effect in the past), and then I'd need to apply Framesaver or equivalent?


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:43 pm 
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Yes, Framesaver forms a waxy coating and also has a vapour rust inhibitor.
It won't do the rust conversion, just seal it over, so a treatment with a converter is excellent idea.

Both treatments produce black/brown staining, so watch your paintwork.

All the best,


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ah... I see. Typical, just had the frame powdercoated white as well :roll:

I guess I'll have to be mega-careful with the Framesaver then :shock:


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 11:12 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: corrosion prevention
PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2013 9:33 pm 
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
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I have used this in the past, I always have a bottle of it in my shed.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004Z4UMUA/? ... B004Z4UMUA


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 Post subject: Re: corrosion prevention
PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2013 9:49 pm 
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Go and have a look at ACF50.Its from the states and the Yanks use it in the aerospace industry including on there aircraft carriers due to the high salt content in the air.Its great stuff and will stop any corrosion that has started.I use it and also sell it :roll: 8)


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 Post subject: Re: corrosion prevention
PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 1:48 am 
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Boiled linseed oil is another option.


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