Originally Posted by Weiser
I may be stupid but...
The most important thing when it comes to getting a barrel,
is the fit of the lid.
It doesn't much matter what has been in it other than paint, it will all burn out after several good trial burns.
How many old guys do we know that have been cooking out of fuel oil tanks for years?
Put the heat to it and stop all the fretting.
My slightly different take is how a surplus Weber kettle lid fits.
Dr. Mark (STL)
Ph.D. (honorary) Bovine $hitology
A thin line separates paranoia from an acute understanding of reality.