How to Clean a Machete Rusty Blade?

You can use the vinegar method as described above or use the following method to clean the rusty blade.

You can sprinkle the salt on the blades and let them sit for a few minutes. After that cut the lemon and start rubbing it on the surface. The acid in the lemon will react will salt and extract all the rust from the blade. Now rinse the blade with warm water and clean it with a dry cloth. Be careful don’t let the lemon juice be on the bade for more than a few minutes as it may damage the blade.

The second method is the use of baking soda. Take the bowl of baking soda and add a little water to make the paste. Now apply this paste to the blade and let it sit for two to three hours. Make sure the paste is thick enough to stay on and get dried like the lumps.

After that scratch all the paste with the help of the steel wool. Now rise in under the water to remove all the spots. After that dry the blade with a clean cloth and done. Apply the layer of oil to prevent corrosion in the future.

How to Unrust a Machete?

It is very simple to Unrust the blade. You have to keep it in the bowl of vinegar for 24 hours. The acid in the vinegar will extract all the iron particles from the blade and make it clear.

Then use the steel wool or sandpaper and rub it on the blade in order to remove the remaining particle. In the end, wash the blade thoroughly with water.

Let it sit so that it gets completely dried. In the end, apply the layer of the olive or linseed oil and place it inside the sheath.

How To Clean Your Blade

Cleaning the blade is not a difficult task. You first have to understand the nature of the blade and then use the particular cleaning agent to clean the blade. For all three types that are stainless steel, carbon steel, or carbon stainless steel you can use vinegar to clean the surface. To remove the corrosion, use the steel wool dipped in the vinegar and then remove the rust spots from the machete.

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