Originally Posted by Scoop
get rubbing alcohol or acetone.
Thats the last thing you want your metal to come into contact with. That actually speeds up oxidation. Its great at freeing grime and oxidation itself. But if you don't coat it with any kind of oil or silicon after the bath it will corrode worse.
Back to subject, Do the baking soda and lemon juice bath, don't soak for too long. 5-10mins will work fine, make sure you rinse it out with plenty of fresh water.