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Just getting started - Rust prevention methods

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Hi Everyone,

 

This summer I purchased a previously converted school bus but still ended up deciding to tear everything out and start over!

 

I am documenting the processes here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfKad9wvMSc7wCW3_11trYA

 

Currently the deconstruction is almost complete but the videos are a few weeks behind.

 

I would be very interested in any general feedback or comments.

 


At the moment my main question to others is about methods of rust prevention from condensation.

  • We will be able to treat the inside as the panels have all been removed and are considering a spray liner as the first layer and spray foam insulation.

Any sharing of tested experiences would be appreciated :-)

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Are you looking for info on rust prevention or rust treatment/removal? And are we talking inside the rig or outside?

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We used this on metals that were below the waterline or in the bilge areas of the yachts I used to build.

Works well in protecting and stopping existing rust.

Also used it in restorations of VW Beetles and Bugs!

http://www.por15.com/

Just DO NOT allow it to drip on your skin.... it becomes permanent and will take weeks/months to wear or scrub off!

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Can I ask what you're planning on doing for the interior surface? ..... steel, alum, wood?... replacing the existing panels?

 

Spray insulation (foam) would be a really good way to go. Make sure to use the polyurethane, Home Depot has a kit. http://www.homedepot.com/p/Touch-n-Foam-600-Board-ft-Polyurethane-2-Component-Spray-Foam-Kit-4006062600/204962775

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