Rust converter on inside of Harmon Super Mag

Rust converter on inside of Harmon Super Mag

PostBy: mlchelp On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:19 pm

Its my 4th season with my Haromon super Mag and im noticing alot of the inside of the stoves and doors are getting a bit rusty. I have done the spring cleaning but didnt know about the light bulb trick for the humidity. My question is can I shut the stove down, clean it out and then spray it down with a rust converter like loctite or one of the others? Also should I paint the inside with a high temp stove paint after the converter sets? When I fire it back up will the rust converter coat hold up to the high temps? Will it cause any kind of fumes? Anyone ever do this?

Thanks in Advance,
Mike
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Stove/Furnace Make: Harman
Stove/Furnace Model: Super Magnum

Re: Rust converter on inside of Harmon Super Mag

PostBy: Rob R. On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:22 pm

Do not paint the inside of your stove. It will peel, and catch flyash...which will reduce the efficiency of your stove. In the spring give it a thorough cleaning with a wirebrush, and spray the inside down with a corrosion inhibitor...WD 40, LPS-3, etc. The light bulb will do wonders.
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Re: Rust converter on inside of Harmon Super Mag

PostBy: mlchelp On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:27 pm

what is the easiest way to remove the rust that is present already, going to be very dificult to use a wire brush or sander, lots of corners, not much room etc. Perhaps some kind of chemical?
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Re: Rust converter on inside of Harmon Super Mag

PostBy: waldo lemieux On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:00 pm

mike

I used a mini sand blaster and it worked great. they're pretty cheap $30 or so, a small compressor ,RESPIRATOR and face shield and your good to go. Did I mention RESPIRATOR?

Best..... Waldo
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Re: Rust converter on inside of Harmon Super Mag

PostBy: mlchelp On: Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:12 am

waldo lemieux wrote:mike

I used a mini sand blaster and it worked great. they're pretty cheap $30 or so, a small compressor ,RESPIRATOR and face shield and your good to go. Did I mention RESPIRATOR?

Best..... Waldo


did it make a mess in the room you did it in or did mostly everything stay inside of the stove?
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