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Rust removal on .22 barrel...

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by thejellster05, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. thejellster05


    Sep 13, 2007
    This old Remington .22 was my grandfather's and I want to keep it looking good for future generations. However theres a lot of surface rust from years ago that I want to get off. Do I have it sandblasted? :headscratch:
    Thanks for any ideas! Hopefully photo worked!

  2. harleyfx69


    Jan 25, 2007
    in a desert
    from picture that actually looks like it will be need to be sanded down and or use a rough wheel to take it off, aggresive media blasting might work, but it will giveit a duller overall finish,

    you might try bronze / steel wool with liberal oil to take the rust off, also let it soak in the oil for a while, that will give youi an idea of how badly it has hit the actual barrel steel