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CharredApron 04-15-2013 04:56 PM

UDS Diameter?
 
What is the diameter of a 55 gallon Drum? Picking one up tomorrow and I need to know if it will fit in my car or whether I need to take my truck.
Thanks,
Jed

Bludawg 04-15-2013 05:00 PM

Take the P/U OD is about 24-26 in

funugy 04-15-2013 05:05 PM

depends on the drum. Mine is ~22.75 in. OD.

I believe most are around that dimension. I would expect 22.5 to 23.5 OD. Err on the side of caution though and take the truck.

J-Rod 04-15-2013 05:54 PM

Strap it to the roof like Clark Griswold did his deceased Aunt Enda!:becky:

El Ropo 04-15-2013 05:54 PM

Most of the closed top drums I've seen have an od at the top lip of 22 5/8". Open top drums have a slightly larger od right at the top lip.

Before anyone asks, they are usually about 35" tall, 34.5" from inside bottom to the top edge.

cholloway 04-15-2013 06:10 PM

What kind of car do you have?
We want pics of it loaded.

CharredApron 04-15-2013 07:26 PM

That's waht I'm thinkin

CharredApron 04-15-2013 07:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cholloway (Post 2449199)
What kind of car do you have?
We want pics of it loaded.

Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagon turbo diesel. That barrel is going for a ride!


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