It could be a trace acid either in the felt you used or the glue itself. This would rust the barrel where it touched only. My suggestion is cut a piece of plastic plank and replace the wood. You can get it at "B"Lowes or Home De"s"pot they sell it as non - wood decking.
"You know why there's a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one."
-- Rush Limbaugh, in a moment of unaccustomed profundity
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-- Thomas Jefferson, 1 Thomas Jefferson Papers, 334
"MOLON LABE" - Come and get them, can't be any plainer than that!
Last edited by dwmiller; 09-01-2013 at 08:34 PM.