Originally Posted by dapittboss
Does the size of the drum have a big effect on how it cooks? I've been looking around on-line for a drum to use and I was thinking bigger might be better just to get more capicity but I wasn't sure how size would change things. Your design looks really good, I like the intake pipe. Nice touch.
A fire ring 13" wide is about right for a 22" wide barrel. You should probably build the fire ring proportionate to the width of the barrel. Just my 2 cents.
and I should tell you, I really like my drum smokers also.