Originally Posted by maliclipse
I've been looking at the grainger barrels labeled as "unlined" though coated with a "mild rust inhibitor". I live in an area where I wouldn't be able to burn out the barrel for hours.
Since this is a new barrel do I need to do a big burn out? Can I have the barrel sandblasted or get the coating off with a mild fire like with a 20lb bag of charcoal?
I'm thinking of getting the 96 gallon drum because its 16 gauge (vs 18 on the 85).
I would have it sandblasted.