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Unread 02-17-2013, 10:26 PM   #10576
Tex-Mike
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Hello everyone. I came upon this site while researching WSM smokers, and since discovering this thread, have scrapped the WSM idea in favor of building a UDS. I'm 50 pages into the thread, and I have a couple of questions. I'm sure these are answered in later posts, but my eyes and brain are starting to hurt!

I found a place that sells food grade drums with the protective liner already removed. My questions are:

1. Can you paint over the existing external paint, or do you need to remove all paint and re-paint?

2. Once the burn-in is completed, do I need to completely scrub the interior clean? That seems counter-productive to me, but it seems that some of the posters have scrubbed theirs shiny on the inside after the burn-in.

Sorry if these questions have already been answered. Thanks!
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