Originally Posted by Bluesman
Now we're cooking. I thought of sand blasting. yes please post s pic. thanks.
As stated before, it did warp the vent and the lip was warped too (you can see both in the pics), but I just formed it to the top of the drum so the lid fit better than factory.
That enamel is really tough, hard to take off. I highly recommend sandblasting for a UDS, if you are going to do it just to repaint a weber, let's just say I wouldn't do it just because it can mess up some of it.