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surface rust on rod

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by K2e2vin, Jan 27, 2006.

  1. K2e2vin

    K2e2vin Senior Member

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    I have GSR rods, one has a little spot of surface rust. Is it still ok to run these?
     
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    smooth_criminal Senior Member

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    As long as it's only suface rust, Clean it of and it will be fine, After cleaning if you notice any dimpling in the metal it's junk.
     
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    formby learning in progress

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    i would take it to a machine shop for a better eye
     
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    StealthMode Kung Foolin'

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    :werd: That's something you don't want to mess with, because if that rod is damaged, it will go straight through your block.
     
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    where is the rust on the rod?

    if its on the top or bottom were any bearing would ride then i would get it machined...
     
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    K2e2vin Senior Member

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    its on the middle of the rod where it says P72.

    Thanks for the help and suggestion guys; I took it to a machine shop(T-Hoff for those wondering) and they said its fine.
     
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