Originally Posted by RichardRonnie
Hey! I bought a used air compressor and I want to know the ideas on ways to get the loose rust out of this compressor.
Even if you get the rust out the damage is still there. Think of it this way if the tank had been destroyed in a fire then removing the ashes would not fix the damage, rust is simply ashes from slow oxidation and is no different than ashes from fast oxidation from a fire -the damage is still there! Don't use a rusted out tank, it can easily get you hurt or killed!