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 How to Remove the Lead & Oakum From Cast Iron Fittings?

Answer Cast iron soil pipe has been used to construct sewage drains for many years. The pipe was originally designed to join using molten lead and oakum. Salvage yards pay higher prices for clean metals. ... Read More »
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How to Disassemble a Cast Iron Bell Spigot Type Oakum & Lead Joint?

Older cast iron sewer pipes were formed with a bell on one end (looking somewhat like a flared end) and a spigot on the other (straight pipe end.) The spigot on one pipe was pushed into the bell en... Read More »
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How do I remove paint from a cast iron tub?

Prepare the AreaPlace a plastic drop cloth in the bottom of the tub and around the outside areas, leafing only the area with the paint stain exposed. Locate all stained areas so you can clean them ... Read More »
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How do I remove rust from a cast iron fence?

Use Mineral SpiritsPour a small amount of mineral spirits on an old rag, and wipe onto the rust in the cast iron fence. Allow the mineral spirits to soak into the rust for 10 minutes to loosen it f... Read More »
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How do I remove rust from a cast iron stove?

Pour mineral oil into a paper towel and apply the oil to the rust stains on the stove. Wait 30 minutes. Use a scrubbing brush to scrub off the rust. Apply elbow grease for the tougher stains. Dampe... Read More »
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