Thanks, do you think I could substitute green compound with flitz?Mike9x19 wrote:I use a buffing wheel and some black or green compound depending on the level of rust. I got my buffing wheel at Harbor Freight on the cheap and it does the job just fine.
Ill try that, thanksmattman wrote:Isn't this where many have had success polishing with toothpaste?
Yes. I am one. It works pretty **** good.mattman wrote:Isn't this where many have had success polishing with toothpaste?
Scotchbrite is quite agressive for steel, particulary when it is new, hence it is used to make brushed steel finish.Strong-Dog wrote:I have removed rust from other knives in the past with oil and a scotchbrite pad, but it has always left small scratches on the blade. Is there a way to remove the rust without marking the beautiful CPM-M4 blade?
It's the phosphoric acid. I have had a lot of bad experiences with Naval Jelly. I wouldn't use it on anything other than cast iron pipe, and then only on the inside.WorkingEdge wrote:Did that to my GB last yr. turns the blade darker (as in acid washing). Didn't like the look so have been sanding it off