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Quadrant rusting

The stantions on my quandrant are rusting and my question is what can I do about it. They seam secure but wish to slow or eliminate the progression.

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I've never seen a quadrant with stanchions before? Perhaps you could describe what and where these pieces are? Generally the quadrant is clamped to the rudder post bellow decks and stanchions are what your life lines attach to.
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A stanchion is a vertical post that the life lines usually are attached to, generally made of stainless steel.
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Maybe referring to the rudder stops (have no idea what its called) on the quadrant?
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