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Unread 10-23-2012, 11:30 AM   #10179
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Originally Posted by Time_1 View Post
Finally gonna start building my UDS. Scored a brand new unlined drum with lid that is completely clean bare metal inside. Couple questions tho...

Do I need to do a burn in the drum before I build or am I good to go since I have a clean drum already?

Do I need to burn the paint off the outside of the drum for any reason?
IMHO no, but I burned mine out INSIDE to be sure nothing nasty would vapor off during cooking, and that burnt the paint off the OUTSIDE.
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