How Do You Remove Rust Stains From Cymbals?
While performing research to find out how to remove rust stains from cymbals, a couple of things became quite evident. One was that some drummers like dirty cymbals while others prefer them to be clean and shiny. According to the members of various discussion boards, the cymbal’s sound differs between a “clean cymbal” and a “dirty cymbal”. In fact, some drummers bury them in their backyard to get rid of the “ting” sound in favor of a more “earthy” tone that dirty cymbals give. The other significant discovery was that rust stains can be removed from cymbals using typical household products. Using clean clear water, completely wipe the cymbals of topical dirt. Pour lemon juice on the rust stain and then sprinkle iodized salt on top of the lemon juice. Let stand for 3 minutes. Using a hard bristle toothbrush, scrub the rust stain extremely hard. Removing rust is a little like trying to clean grout in the shower, it takes time, patience and perseverance. Wipe the cymbals dry with a soft da