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Old 04-13-2009, 01:32 AM   #2824
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Originally Posted by akarpf View Post
Ok, i got my hands on two food-grade drums(54gals) saturday.
I'm looking for alot of help.

# of air intake & size
# of holes on the lid for exhaust?
What size grate do i need to fit in the drum?
How far does the grate need to be from the fire basket?

I measured the drum and the i.d. Is 21 15/16 inches & 34 inches high. Where do i need to put the thermometer?

Do i need a water pan?
Start at the top of the thread and everything you will need to know is in here. Trust us it's something that needs to be done to help understand why the UDS works the way it does.

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