lorch lathe help

i hve a lorch jewlers lathe recently rescued from a fire--lots of water
damage--before i totally ruinit--is ther anyone out there who would be in
terested in clean ing it up for me?--parts are rusty--slide table and
milling head
bronx ny and thin king of $75.00 to cover costs
tia
peter
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ilaboo
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I think you may be surprised how easy it is it to use electrolysis to de rust metal. You lathe can look like new.
Do a search on google for detials.. , get a rubbermaid tub, some water with washing sodea a battery charger a piece of angle or stainless steel to act as the anode and hook it up.
It really works...
steve
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Steve Koschmann
found out that scotchbrite 400 grit is perfect--lathe ( at least cross table and milling head look new)--lathe bed is next
using baking soda as blasting media for heavy rust on some of the threads used to attach the table to the bed
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ilaboo

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