Originally Posted by 068
Stupid question time... How do I know if the liner is all gone? I let the fire go all night and now the inside of the barrel and the lid are both black. Has a nice and shiny gloss to it.
Give it a scrape with a wire brush, green weenie, steel wool, embry cloth, etc. You should be able to see some bare metal pretty easily. The other option is to try pressure washing it to see if it comes clean.