Will a heavybag chain rust outside in the yard?

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  1. davesterrr

    davesterrr New Member Full Member

    Dec 12, 2019
    I'm planning to set up an aquabag in the backyard, since it's water resistant and won't get moldy.
    But the chain, spring and everything needed to hang it up is made of metal. Won't this rust?

    If so, do you guys recommend building a little roof to keep it dry? Or will the humidity of the rain itself cause rust anyway? How much will a rusty chain/parts impact the aquabag? Or will it still be fine? Any tips?

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  2. Likethembigroundchunky

    Likethembigroundchunky Member Full Member

    Nov 2, 2019
    I had an everlast agua bag outside and the shackle was fine. Chain will depend on the quality used.

    Be wary if you have cold winters mind....
  3. captain hook

    captain hook Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 11, 2011
    the metal parts should be stainless steel. If you have the sea nearby, metal parts should also have a special anti-salinity coating. You could buy those things in a hardware shop, but they are more expensive than standard stainless steel parts.
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  4. Glenn McKrory

    Glenn McKrory M&S luxury pudding Full Member

    Jul 26, 2018
    You can also coat the chains in some sort of rust inhibitor. I use ACF 50 which you can get in spray cans/liquid form, but other types are available. Does a good job on metal parts on the motorbike in the Winter.
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