Is it am open head drum? Some folks cut the bottom out and put the locking end at the bottom. Makes for easy cleaning. Then you could used a kettle top from a donor? I suppose you'd have to drill new intakes and plug up the ones that would now be on the top but that would be pretty easy.
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