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Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:39 am
hey mark I'm still really happy with my moritaka..got some rust on it..any good suggestions for removal!! rob
Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:43 am
My choice is bar keepers friend. It works really well taking off a little surface rust from carbon steel knives.
If you don't have that soapy water and a scrubby pad will do the job or even comet.
If you're in a humid area of HI I would also recommend a drop of oil on the knife when you put it away. If you use it frequently it's not a problem but carbon knives will rust in the drawer if it's in a humid area over time.
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:52 am
Another option is Flitz.
Be sure to wash it good, and oil it if in a humid area, after you clean it.
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:57 am
I wonder if bar keeper's friend is made in small packets? If they did it like that I would sell it on the site for people that live in the middle of nowhere and wanted some for their knives for .25 cents or something like that.
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:04 am
That would be nice.
Mon Jul 29, 2013 12:38 pm
MARK <> It wouldn't be difficult to make your own cryovacs; busy work for someones kid.
ROB <> BKF is awesome & other abrasive powders like Comet work, but I'd stay away from any with bleach in them. BonAmi is the closest you'll get to BKF in a supermarket.
I like to use straight Baking Soda as an abrasive powder for rust removal, as well.
Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:46 pm
chefknivestogo wrote:I wonder if bar keeper's friend is made in small packets? If they did it like that I would sell it on the site for people that live in the middle of nowhere and wanted some for their knives for .25 cents or something like that.
a large container only cost a few dollars, might as well scour the kitchen sink while at it, at least I do, hardly seems worth the leg work. one would simply be paying for packaging.
Mon Jul 29, 2013 3:36 pm
I get bar keepers at the local Home Depot.
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:06 pm
I saw a 3-pack at Costco this past weekend for under 5 bucks. I also use it on my stainless pots and pans to get out the stubborn stains. It's pretty much everywhere here in CA. Supermarkets, walmart, home supply stores, etc. A container will last forever at my current rate of use.
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:32 pm
I use lemon juice
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