I got some very helpful info from a Brother in a private message that he says I may post on here so everyone can benefit from it. Thanks!
Originally Posted by HOG-QUE-HOLIC
"Hi there Bro, just been doing some research also, I'm thinking of doing 2 of those bigger barrels Granger Item #2GTX8, it's a 96 Gallon Beauty ! Dimensions 42 1/2 high will give me more of a heat Cushion, also it is 26" inches inside dia, I researched about 3 hours yesterday, came across this site Google it, ( Backyard Boutique ) found some 24 1/2 @ $14.99 bones, they say that to use them in a fire ring in camp grounds, that dia would be easy peezy to get grill's in and out, but I don't know the thickness of the wire on the grate, at least ya know Weber would put out a decent product. I think I'll just order 6 grates From Weber Co. Smoke on Bro !"
Jim - Another transplanted Texan
Former KCBS CBJ
Large and Medium Big Green Eggs , Black 18.5" WSM, Blue Weber Performer - Stainless, Green Weber OTG Kettle , Brinkmann SnP Pro, and a Stainless UDS. One retired Portable Kitchen grill.
Red Thermapen, Maverick ET-732, EdgePro Apex Sharpener.
Avatar is the original 1951 Weber Kettle