Originally Posted by kmcrane
I am in interested in building my own uds after reading over the wealth of information in this forum (and others). I have found a source for $10 drums here in Pasadena, TX, the only problem is they held race fuel. I have read mixed feelings in regards to this being safe to use for a cooker. What are ya'lls feelings regarding these drums.
IMHO I would not do it, but it is your health. Metal is porous and I do not care how many burns you do, there will be always a chance that stuff can leak out. There is a reason why they make "food grade" drums. The spray on liner stops any contamination entering the bare metal. Hope this