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Old 07-05-2013, 02:03 PM   #13
Michael Hackett
Dojo: Kenshinkan Dojo (Aikido of North County) Vista, CA
Location: Oceanside, California
Join Date: Oct 2000
Posts: 1,236
Re: Shinken Rust Problem

I disagree with Keith on part of must be careful of doing an airtight wrapping on any steel tool. With a significant temperature difference, condensation can occur and cause rusting. Hunters who are hunting in snowy or cold conditions learn to leave their rifles outside and not bring them into a heated cabin because they will almost immediately begin to rust. I think you would be alright if the temp is controlled and constant however. I just wouldn't clean, oil and wrap a blade outside in my unheated garage during the winter and then store inside my heated home. Just an extreme caution worth mentioning.

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