#1
So after 3 years of playing, my guitar is rusting on the bridge and bridge pick-up ring.
Is there anything I can do to prevent this from happening to my other guitars?
Would some WD-40 work?


THANKS
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#2
Where is it rusting at? I've never seen a guitar rust anywhere before.
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#3
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Where is it rusting at? I've never seen a guitar rust anywhere before.



The hardware. It's on the Bridge and bridge pick-up ring.
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#4
maybe u should clean it or somethin...also if u have a cut on your finger the blood can make strings rust so idk if u got any blood on ur bridge or not but anyway just clean it every so often to keep it in good condition
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#5
don't spray DW-40 on the guitar... it could leave a greasy, sticky finish over the top of the guitar body.
As for the rusting hardware... you either has a cheap metal (comes with a cheap guitar), really acidic fingers, or leave the guitar in a humid place, causing it to rust easier.
try to replace the parts if the corrotion is really bad...
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#6
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don't spray DW-40 on the guitar... it could leave a greasy, sticky finish over the top of the guitar body.
As for the rusting hardware... you either has a cheap metal (comes with a cheap guitar), really acidic fingers, or leave the guitar in a humid place, causing it to rust easier.
try to replace the parts if the corrotion is really bad...



cheap guitar... I love it to death though.
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#7
Do not use WD40. It may let stuck things come loose but actually will cause more corrosion later.

Take off the rusted parts and use a dremel with a wire brush attachment to clean off the old rust. Reinstall and use a clean cotton cloth to keep your guitar clean. If you were really retentive about it you could apply a small amount of gun oil to the metal parts. Repeat, small amount.
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