Originally Posted by zimm226
This thread has been doing me a lot of good but one thing I am still confused about is the burn out. If you buy a brand new unlined drum do you need to do a burn out or can you go strait to rubbing it down with oil and seasoning?
I cleaned mine with dish soap and water, then wipped down the inside with vegetable oil and then lit some coal and wood in the basket and let it smoke away for a few hours. Everything gets lined with a black layer and then it's good to go.