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Unread 09-05-2013, 03:46 PM   #11344
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Originally Posted by boaz65 View Post
I've been reading that the 22.5 in weber grill cover fits a 55 gal drum perfectly for a UDS. I had been looking for a while to score a 22.5 lid and actually scored an entire 22.5 silver touch weber grill (2 yr old) + accessories for $40 from my local craigslist. The lid doesn't fit my UDS!!! My drum is/was a 55 gal. food grade barrel. Do you guys modify your weber lids to make them fit? Any suggestions?
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You can bend the rim of the drum in, or pull the lip of the lid out....either way, go slow. I recommend working the drum, in case you need the lid to put back on the OTS.

Very few drums accept the OTS/OTG lid unmodified. I was lucky enough to buy one from a guy who tested it.
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