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There is red rust showing on the tsuba of my katana. How can I fix it?
Last Updated: 2018-09-27
There are two options to remove the red rust

1. Get a deer antler and cut a piece off. Use the cross section to rub the rust. Then polish with oil. It takes time but is effective.
2.Sand it with sand paper. This will take off the red rust but silver metal may start showing. In this case, please use "liquid gun blue" to color.

Please do not disassemble the Iaito for it is not meant to be taken apart.
Tags: tsuba, katata

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