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Remove as much of the rust as you can using any of various mechanical methods, then treat it with a chemical rust converter. The rust converter will treat the iron oxides to help prevent future corrosion and will also leave a protective water resistant coating. Try to spread the converter to overlap onto sound areas, and maybe try to use a cotton swab to ...


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If you wish to actually de-rust the tub, you have a few options, most of which are slightly destructive, to remove the rust. Wire wheels or other powered grinding/sanding devices will be quickest, but remove the most material. Hand sanding/abrading will remove less material and may allow you to shape your result more easily. Using an abrasive cleaning ...



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