Bathroom sink rust stain

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Old 10-01-16, 02:46 PM
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Bathroom sink rust stain

Looking for some ideas or tips to remove the rust ring around my bathroom sink drain, see image. Thanks.

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Old 10-01-16, 03:10 PM
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There is no way to remove the rust ring. That's the sink actually rusting.

You can pull the strainer out, sand the metal and then carefully paint with a good oil based or paint meant for porcelain applications.
 
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Okay thanks for the info.
 
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Old 10-01-16, 07:34 PM
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When you remove the drain you may find it is what's rusting. If so, clean the sink with Zud and replace the drain.
 
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Try soaking it with vinegar for hours, and it can be removed easily
 
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I doubt vinegar will help with a rusting cast iron sink. Normally rust doesn't occur on the stainless or chromium of the drain, so the advice given so far will be about all that can be done.
 
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Old 10-18-16, 07:35 PM
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I doubt vinegar will help with a rusting cast iron sink. Normally rust doesn't occur on the stainless or chromium of the drain, so the advice given so far will be about all that can be done.
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