Is rust catching?

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  1. bny888

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    Ok, it seems a silly question, but I want to know if I keep TF toys with rust along with ones without rust, let's say in a plastic bin or in a display cabinet, will the clean toys be "infected"?

    Thanks in advance. :) 
     
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    G1Prowl Prick, apparently

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    I'd say that unless the metal parts were touching other metal parts, you have nothing to worry about. Oh, and get some WD40 and scrub that rust off. Carefully.
     
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    ^This.

    Rust is autocatalytic, not contagious.
     
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    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    MisterFanwank Toy Industry Analyst

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    Most screws that would rust are recessed into the plastic. I don't see why this would be a problem.
     
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    Thanks for all the replies/advice guys, really appreciate it! :) 
     
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    Is it cosmic rust or just regular rust? :p 
     

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