In Reply to: Re: Maintance of forge equipment? posted by Gary Ostby on June 08, 2017 at 15:52:46:
That's the answer! My wife is part Swede, part German with a little Irish thrown in. Who knows what else. In two weeks I'll have kept her for 65 years. Too late now!
I sprayed some rusted iron with phosphoric acid without any pretense of cleaning it first. That was about two years ago and there is no sign of rust. It's outside all of the time.