Originally Posted by LostSoul
First off I'd like to thank everyone who has posted in this thread! New guy here, found a drum and fired up the initial burn. I waited a couple of days and emptied out the ashes only to find a hole burned out of the bottom of the drum! I'm pretty bummed out. Can I still use the drum? I don't have a welder so I can't weld down a new bottom but I was thinking of bolting down some sheet metal. Has this happened to anyone else? What do y'all think?
I'd trash it and start over. They're only like 15 bucks.....