I got a new dive knife, and even after I rinsing, it still shows signs of rust. Is that common, It's a Creasi Alligator?

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asked Sep 19, 2017 in Scuba Diving by Davidb (1,816 points)

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answered Sep 19, 2017 by George1224 (5,147 points)
It is common if its stainless steel. Lubricate with a silicone spray after washing or get a titanium knife. Salt water is a killer,
commented Sep 19, 2017 by Brilliant1 (595 points)
And, you can remove the rust with CLR or Barkeepers friend.
commented Sep 19, 2017 by NinjaShark (3,775 points)
yes Titanium is the way to go! I also have a stainless steel knife and it also has some little rust spots...
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answered Sep 25, 2017 by Cvet (3,369 points)
I use rust kill, then rinse, when it's good and dry I coat with Dow Corning 111 silicone. It's good for a couple dives. Then only have to touch it up every now and then.
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