Originally Posted by wayner123
That's great advice.
Another point worth mentioning is that a kettle lid may or may not fit your drum well. You might need to beat the lip out flat and mold it back around your drum. I have also seen people use the big lots kettle grill lid.
Creating a flange works as well(although more time consuming). All you have to do is cut out the lip from the bottom of the grill and place it inside the drum, and it fits pretty nicely(might need to use high temp gasket rope, like i did).