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Rust Remover Test! Evaporust vs Metal Rescue vs Vinegar vs Coke

I review four rust removers in a head to head test to see which one does the best job of rust removal. I compare Evapo-rust, Metal Rescue, White Distilled Vinegar, and Coca-Cola. I tried to be as fair as possible using as to the same rusty parts in each rust remover. I also included a …Read more »

How To Clean/Lube Vintage Proto Ratchet Wrench (5449)

I bought this Proto ratchet wrench at a flea market. I show how to disassemble the wrench to clean it, lube it and how to re-assemble it again. Basic service maintenance.

Fix Stiff/Sticky Bike Shifters With Ultrasonic Cleaner – Clean/Lube

I show how to repair stiff, gunked up bicycle shifters that aren’t shifting well, or at all by cleaning out the old dried out grease using and ultrasonic cleaner. The old grease can be thick like glue and just gum the shifters up so they don’t work, or move really slowly. So you want to …Read more »

How To Remove/Install A Crown Race With Really Expensive Tools

I remove the crown race with my Park Tool CRP-2 Adjustable Crown Race Puller. Then I install the crown race using my Park Tool CRS-1 Crown Race Setting System. These are the types of tools that you will likely find in professional bike shops. If you would like a cheaper way to remove/install a crown …Read more »

Cleaning Rusty Tools In Vibratory Tumbler

I got a great deal on a box full of old bikes tools. But they hadn’t been taken care of, and some of the tools had rust on them. I used a vibratory tumbler with rust-cutting resin abrasive media from Harbor Freight. After 2 1/2 hours in the tumbler, it had removed most of the …Read more »