Originally Posted by MushCreek
The fire started out at 425, and I think I could have kept that up with a full shot of coal. I only used a chimney-full- the basket was about 1/3 of capacity.
With the price of the drum and the lid, plus all of the bling and a couple Weber grates, I'll probably have close to $200 in it- kind of spendy for a home made, but it should last forever.
That should be fine it's hard to tell the size.
$200 bucks doesn't seem bad at all. Go to the BDS page and check out the price for the stainless model.
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