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Repairing a really rusted railing

Posted by paulsiu (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 5, 09 at 10:05

Hi,

I posted this in the metal forum but gotten no response. I have a metal railing that's been rusting for a very time (decades?) and was wondering if it can be repair. Can someone for example cut out the rusted part and then weld on a healthy piece or am I better off just getting new railings?

The following link goes to a healthy railing and the rusted railing. I am not sure what the railing is made of, but I assume it's iron.

Paul

http://i648.photobucket.com/albums/uu210/paulsiu1887/Mom Iron Railing/HeathyRailing.jpg

http://i648.photobucket.com/albums/uu210/paulsiu1887/Mom Iron Railing/RustDamagedRailing.jpg


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