How to seperate corroded alumimum oar?

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  1. lastcall

    lastcall Member

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    I just purchased a used pontoon that came with two part aluminum oars. One of the oars has corrosion in the joint and I can not get it to seperate. Any suggestions / ideas?
     
  2. KerryS

    KerryS Ignored Member

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    Penetrating oil like WD40 or Liquid Wrench sprayed liberally on the joint then let it sit for a couple of hours. Perhaps a little heat from a heat gun or hair dryer would help also.
     
  3. Josh Smestad

    Josh Smestad aka Mtnwkr

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    Amonia will eat away the corrosion.