Originally Posted by trp1fox
This is the thing about drums that just fascinates me. I use 4 1/2 inch nipples. Three have caps and one has a ball valve.
I have the same set up. As for exhaust, I used a 2 inch street "L" in the large bung hole and sometimes have removed the small plug as well.
The grate for the fire basket sets approx 2 1/2 inches off the bottom of the drum.