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PostPosted: Wed May 27, 2015 7:17 pm 
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i am going to the keys on a camping trip in august and i have a pa 17 and i am trying to figure out how i will keep rust off it


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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2015 7:10 am 
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Should not be an issue .
I have done trips up to 2 weeks duration in Australia's tropics on saltwater with no freshwater wash available with no issues on Revo 13 's with yakattack aluminium track systems which would be similar to the rails on a PA12 corrosion wise .
You could try giving areas of concern a wipe over with a suitable salt removing spray such as CRC tackle Guard or even give metal parts a pre trip wipe with WD40 or similar .If you are really concerned a light coating of lanolin spray on metal parts prior to leaving wont do any harm .
I am heading off in a fortnight to an island off the WA coast for 8 days with my 2015 PA12 and it wont be getting a wash till we get back .
have a great trip !
Brendon

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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2015 8:15 am 
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It shouldn't be a problem at all. We use Hobies in the salt all the time with no rust problems. Spray down with fresh water if you want but Most don't even do that.


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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2015 1:04 pm 
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thanks i appreciate the responses


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PostPosted: Sun May 31, 2015 4:46 pm 
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I'm 24-7 in salt/brackish for the past 2 years and all is well...


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