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Hi all,

I'm doing some pre-sale prep on my ET4 including some body/paint work. She has a couple of rust patches on the front legshields that I've cut back to bare metal with a mini drill, removing pretty much all the rust, but I want to treat the metal with a rust converter/stabiliser before filling and painting so its a decent repair for the new owner and not a bodge.

Many years ago I used a paint on converter that would just leave any remaining rust spots black, but I don't know what's out there now. I need to find something fairly easily available either in high street auto stores/motor factors or online.

So what have you used that does the job well?

Cheers
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Fertan - not the cheapest but can't beat it.
I have used it with excellent results.....on my first narrowboat.

Buy on line:

http://www.fertan.co.uk/Buy%20Fertan%20products%20here.htm
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Thanks for the tip Mike

I just ordered a small 30ml bottom for my needs this time. I found it several ebay stockists, but ordered direct from Fertan as cheaper still.
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