Originally Posted by inv3ctiv3
And is there a reason no one uses the WSM style basket? I mean it seems easy enough to make legs onto a grate to get it off the bottom of the drum then just use the WSM charcoal "basket" I've been looking at expanded steel and it can be expensive plus I don't have a welder.
You can use wire to hold basket together w/o any welding. Check local welding and fabrication shops for scrap pieces.