- a 3 foot long piece of ABS tubing, 3" diameter.
- An end cap for it
- a cap with a screw on lid
- some ABS cement, and safety goggles.
A quick google gave me the tips for how to best use the ABS cement, and I affixed both ends without issue out on my back deck. I let it cure for 2 hours while I made dinner.
What I was left with was a tightly sealed tunnel the perfect size for soaking pinball legs in Evapo-Rust!
Looking down the tube with a leg in it...
|Remember that scene in Tank Girl where she is shoved down that ever slimming tube? *shudder*|
Rust spots on the legs...
|Black painted legs: The rust had ruined the black paint areas, but when the rust is gone the damage it did is ever more striking. Treated, on the left. Untreated, on the right.|
And even the hardware bits got a soak for a few hours: