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I'm about to take delivery of a new steel frame and was thinking of treating it from the inside with something to inhibit rust. I was thinking of something like Hammerite Waxoyl. Has anyone had any experience with this or anything like it? Is it a good idea or am i wasting my time?

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dave atkinson [6214 posts] 4 years ago
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you might want to read this:

http://road.cc/content/blog/2419-special-brew-home-economics-cyclists

you don't need to make your own but you'll get some tips on how to proof the frame

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mr-andrew [300 posts] 4 years ago
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I think I'll be sticking with something more off the shelf than the 'Al Qaeda special' lovingly described in that article. Otherwise, spot on.

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TheHatter [770 posts] 4 years ago
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Jp weigle frame saver is the stuff normally mentioned in relation to treating steel frames.
Theres another brand too that I've used - can't recall the name but its designed for planes and boats.

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monty dog [456 posts] 4 years ago
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ACF-50?

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TheHatter [770 posts] 4 years ago
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monty dog wrote:

ACF-50?

that's the one

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mrwibble [31 posts] 4 years ago
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Frame Saver from Bob Jackson cycles does the trick, two cans for be sure. Make sure you plug all the holes in your frame or it will be a right mess