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#10881904 - 05/29/15 06:39 PM Cleaning Rust off Hooks??
Bigron119 Online   content
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Registered: 06/28/07
Posts: 4243
Loc: Lufkin, TX
So I have all these newly made jigs and now I have found that they have rust on the hooks (to varying degrees! cry) Has anybody found a way to CLEAN off the RUST of the hooks that are not too bad. I'm not talking about half of the metal gone! roflmao I was wondering if spraying just the jig hook(no skirt) with some type of spray might help? Or maybe even using Ospho Rust remover??? AND Yes I realize it will make them smell oily and bad BUT that problem I can take care of and is another issue. thumb
(Not looking for any preventive ideas or practices. I know what I should be doing but just didn't pay attention and do it this time. So I have learned my lesson!!!)

#10881915 - 05/29/15 06:43 PM Re: Cleaning Rust off Hooks?? [Re: Bigron119]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Registered: 03/03/02
Posts: 8106
Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
chunk them lockjaw...

#10882126 - 05/29/15 08:07 PM Re: Cleaning Rust off Hooks?? [Re: Bigron119]
BThomas Offline
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Registered: 02/15/09
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Loc: Rockwall,Tx

#10882171 - 05/29/15 08:21 PM Re: Cleaning Rust off Hooks?? [Re: Bigron119]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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Registered: 10/31/10
Posts: 7914
Loc: Tyler, Tx/Arlington, Tx
Set the hook harder that's what I do

#10882226 - 05/29/15 08:44 PM Re: Cleaning Rust off Hooks?? [Re: Bigron119]
J-2 Online   content

Registered: 06/12/09
Posts: 4049
Loc: Flower Mound TX
Chunk em.

#10882353 - 05/29/15 09:23 PM Re: Cleaning Rust off Hooks?? [Re: Bigron119]
Andrew Y'Barbo Online   content
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1353
Loc: Lufkin Texas
SOS pad if it's surface rust.

#10882569 - 05/29/15 11:00 PM Re: Cleaning Rust off Hooks?? [Re: Bigron119]
M.Matthews U.S.N. 1963-1967 Offline

Registered: 10/06/08
Posts: 99
Put them in a tupperware container pour coke on them, let sit for a day, rinse off you're good to go thumb

#10882600 - 05/29/15 11:34 PM Re: Cleaning Rust off Hooks?? [Re: Bigron119]
H B Offline

Registered: 09/15/14
Posts: 159
WD-40 and a stiff toothbrush or a brillo pad. WD-40 is supposedly made of fish oil, my old neighbor used it years ago as an attractant on his soft plastics and caught bass so I know it doesn't hurt anything...


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