> I've just purchased some used O27 gauge track and know I will have to do
> some cleaning on it. What is the recommended way of removing rust??
> Physical or chemical means? Steel wool or some specific grit of sand
> Once clean and bright, is there some treatment to keep it that way?
> Many thanks...
A Bright Boy or very fine (600 grit or finer) sandpaper plus a lot of
hard work should remove the rust and a very light coating of light oil
(like Wahl clipper oil) should keep the rust off. However, with brand
new O27 track costing only about $1 or $2 a section is it really worth
the trouble to clean the old stuff?
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