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Unread 04-01-2014, 02:43 PM   #7
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I did the flange and my metal working skills are Zee-Ro. I c-clamped the aluminum strip to the outside of the drum, bending and clamping along the circumference of the drum, then trimmed the excess aluminum and squeezed/clamped the flange to the inside of the barrel. Drilled and bolted the flange in and ran a bead of hi-temp silicon around the lip.

I do a tinfoil gasket around the lip of the flange as well. Weber lid fits fine now.
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