Originally Posted by crappiemike
My first UDS. I got the barell from a place that refinishes them,no liner.I welded a 1/8 by 3/4 inch band of steel around the top inside edge leaving 1/2 inch sticking up to fit the Weber lid. I welded the entire wheel assembly from a Weber to the bottom. I made a 2 inch id carburator style air intake,works well. The grill supports are 1 1/2 inch pieces of angle weled to the barell. Thanks for all the tips on this forum..Here's a link to some pictures...http://picasaweb.google.com/mikehanson0/Uds
So should we refer to you as crappie or mike for short?
Anyway, way to go on your steel band modification. That's the way to do it.
As far as the air inlet, it looks a little difficult. I have previously offered a simpler but similar means for providing inlet air via the attached pictures. Has anyone else ever tried this approach? Yeah I know; not enough wheels