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Unread 03-26-2013, 12:33 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Fatalis View Post
There is a steel shop near by that has 2 closed - unlined - food grade drums for $20 that previously had corn oil inside, he also stated there was no rust inhibitor on the inside.

How does he know this if it is closed? More importantly, how do I know this, is there some sort of mark I can check on the bottom of the drum or something?

I am trying to avoid a 4 hour drive to get a new one and a burnout as much as possible.

I would think that a drum containing oil would not need a rust inhibitor, as the oil would displace any water that might attack the steel.

Of course, that doesn't stop the drum from having a liner, which I think it would need to have to avoid "flavoring" the oil.

But I'm really thinking that you should give me the location, and I will get them .

I love a good burnout! Two is three times the fun.
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