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Pickup Rusting??

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by crown_of_thorns, Jun 22, 2002.


  1. is there anything i can use to remove the rust from my pickups..they are basslines and they dont have alot of rust,but i dont want it to continue..what can i do?..i know it is caused from moisture and sweat but what does everyboy else do????help!
     
  2. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Take some WD-40, spray it on a q-tip (away from the bass!) and then rub the WD-40/Q-tip on the rusted areas, and it should clear up the rust nicely. Worked for me.
     
  3. thanx it worked great
     
  4. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    No prob. And the WD-40 should keep the rust from comin' back soon...
     
  5. Gabu

    Gabu

    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    I think Rickbass said before that he takes a bit of clear nail polish and gives exposed magnet poles a light coat.
     
  6. I heard that people will pay more money for rusted pickups just for that "Vintige look".