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Ru$t on DW

bamafan62bamafan62 Posts: 137
edited April 2012 in Off Topic
Would you recommend applying 3&1 oil to DW for ru$t prevention?

Thank You,


  • LoggerLogger Posts: 253
    Mine rusted so I dropped it into muratic acid for a couple of hours and then rinsed and let dry.  immediately it started rusting again.  I then brushed it with a wire brush and sprayed Pam on it and put it on my egg at about 600°.  I kept spraying and it came out solid black and seasoned.
    Don't know if muratic acid it the best way to go but, it worked for me.
    OKC area  XL - Medium
  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,023

    More good info from address above. good luck.
  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,023
    Sorry, I wanted the whole discussion. Be sure to scroll up to the top.
  • Check this out. I posted it a few months ago. (includes pics)

     "Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!"

    Med & XL

  • bamafan62bamafan62 Posts: 137
    what great advice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Whoa- metal and muriatic acid do not mix! That smoke you would see is chlorine gas and very deadly. I didn't read the link above but I would not use muriatic acid to clean anything metal.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • Not sure what to do if it is already rusty, but I just stick mine in the egg when I am done cooking and have never had a rust issue.  I suppose the food grease that gets on it while cooking, weather proofs it a bit.
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