Originally Posted by SmokerKing
New, unlined drums are the only way to go if you're willing to spend a few bucks and you have a local supplier. Can't imagine sanding, grinding, sandblasting and / or burning one just to get started. When it's all said and done, the time, labor and frustration is worth $70-$75 to just buy a brand spanking new one.
But then you don't have a reason to buy and use a weed burner!