Originally Posted by MushCreek
This one was nice bright metal inside. To tell you the truth, I think it was ready after washing, but the consensus is to burn them out good. I can't imagine that a little oil residue is going to out-gas anything worse than charcoal briquets do. Burn it, build it, love it!
It's probably good that you burnt it, all the new drums around these parts that don't have the phenolic resin liner have a transparent rust-inhibitor sprayed inside.
Get that thing seasoned and post some drumpron!