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Degrease Strap Hinges?

Beej

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While rigging up the rudder, I liberally sprayedWD-40 into the strap hinges to lubricate them. Now I want to paint the rudder, and I can foresee lubricant oozing out and messing up paint. What's the best approach to degreasing these hinges? Soaking in a long narrow trough of degreaser?



Or...can I just soak/degrease the exterior just prior to paint and get away with it..

 

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