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I hope Showcrop didn't hurt himself too bad falling out of his chair. There is another person in NH that likes Picklex, he can speak for himself if he wishes, but may wish to stay out of it. I believe that I am the first person on this forum to mention Picklex, several people use it. I was told by email about it, along with all the products I use--he lives in Pennsylvania, not exactly a dry climate, but not like NH. This all happened before this forum existed. Everything he told me works. I did use Picklex on the cast on one tractor with no ill effects, except for the clutch housing which I repainted last year, not sure that the Picklex caused it. I no longer use Picklex on cast. It does two things, it gets in the pores and may or may not come out with extensive cleaning. It also "cleans" the cast meaning that it brings all the crud to the surface, meaning that you have to scrub like crazy to get rid of all the "new" crud. So, I don't have much of a recommendation for the protection of cast parts, except to keep them dry. I simply do not have a rust problem as I can store them inside for months without rust. I realize that not everyone can do that. One of the advantages of living in the Great Plains. I use Picklex mainly to covert rust in pits, I will use it on cast that is out of site where I cannot get to the rust to remove it, and where it doesn't matter if the paint lifts. I cannot say for sure whether it lifts the paint or not. But on cast it really messes up my cleaning process. I use a PPG product for final cleaning of the parts before painting, likely similar to prepsol--there are many such products, I am not familiar with what Showcrop uses, if they work, fine.
This post was edited by CNKS at 15:11:31 12/10/12.
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