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I would recommend not removing rust at all but rather keep the helmet in a low moisture room temperature room. That is the best way to preserve it!

Hunt

I am an amateur collector of US military items of the 20th century.

 

Looking for items related to:

-The Aleutian Island Campaign of WW2, Alaskan Theater, Alaska Defense Command, and more specifically the Battle of Attu

-Items related to the 50th Combat Engineer Regiment/Battalion

-Items related to Wheelus Air Force Base Libya, particularly from 1957-1960

-WW2 items belonging to service members from Northern Virginia

-WW2 Uniforms (all branches and services)

-Cheap/Throwaway WW2 named uniforms

-Smaller WW2 Groupings

-7th Infantry Division Items

-WW2 Photos and Letters (all branches, theaters, services, etc)

 

^^ PM ME!!

 

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Whink, while not the perfect product, is the best we have found thus far for our needs. Whink was actually designed for getting rust out of fabrics. Being careful with it and not letting it soak long is the key.

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If you read the OP's question, he wasn't asking whether he should or shouldn't, and it wasn't a helmet question.

 

He's asking about removing rust stains from web gear.

 

 

I would recommend not removing rust at all but rather keep the helmet in a low moisture room temperature room. That is the best way to preserve it!

 

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If you read the OP's question, he wasn't asking whether he should or shouldn't, and it wasn't a helmet question.

 

He's asking about removing rust stains from web gear.

 

Interestingly, Whink is found in the laundry section of stores. So, fabric is it's intended use. We helmet collectors tend to think it was made just for us. :)

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If you read the OP's question, he wasn't asking whether he should or shouldn't, and it wasn't a helmet question.

 

He's asking about removing rust stains from web gear.

 

 

 

That's my bad didn't pay enough attention to the original posting.

 

Hunt

I am an amateur collector of US military items of the 20th century.

 

Looking for items related to:

-The Aleutian Island Campaign of WW2, Alaskan Theater, Alaska Defense Command, and more specifically the Battle of Attu

-Items related to the 50th Combat Engineer Regiment/Battalion

-Items related to Wheelus Air Force Base Libya, particularly from 1957-1960

-WW2 items belonging to service members from Northern Virginia

-WW2 Uniforms (all branches and services)

-Cheap/Throwaway WW2 named uniforms

-Smaller WW2 Groupings

-7th Infantry Division Items

-WW2 Photos and Letters (all branches, theaters, services, etc)

 

^^ PM ME!!

 

Instagram: @surplus_central https://instagram.com/surplus_central/

eBay: http://www.ebay.com/usr/giovachm

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