Awesome thread, had two windows open on my computer for weeks. One read forward (1, 2, 3 ECT) and one Reading backward (649, 648, Ect)!!!
I lucked out and found a new unlined drum for $40. Should I still burn it out...or just season it? When the drum has been closed for a couple of hours I smell a light chemical smell...but It could be from the gasket in the lid.