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Steel Frame Renovation

paul.skibumpaul.skibum Posts: 4,068
edited March 2013 in MTB workshop & tech
I have a Steel frame (Cove Handjob) that I recently had powdercoated.

In preparation for rebuilding the frame, I had the BB and Headtube faced leaving exposed steel faces.

The question is should I treat the faced edges with anything to avoid corrosion? But if I treat it is that not defeating the object of facing it in the first place?!

Any suggestions?
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  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,804
    Grease....one that congeals.
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  • paul.skibumpaul.skibum Posts: 4,068
    Really? I kinda thought that that would just get flushed off with water and mud and washing?

    I was thinking of one of those thin rust protecting paints.
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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    just fit as normal. with some anti sieze.
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  • thelonegrooverthelonegroover Posts: 1,073
    You could fit the BB then paint any bear metal with something like hammerite to seal the surface.
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