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Old 04-15-2009, 09:51 PM   #2857
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Originally Posted by akarpf View Post
OK. I get sum parts today to build my UDS. I have been reading the threads and i've seen a few people who have the air intake 1" thur 3" off the bottom of the drum. My charcoal basket is 12" high and I do not want the cooking grate right on top of the coals. So may drum has a flat top. How far down should the cooking grate be form the top?

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is your fire ring 1/2" expanded steel?
I took a 51" piece of 3/4" and made it into a cylinder. I see yours is cut in half and bolted together at two locations. I bet this is a hell of allot easier than the fight I went through to get mine together..
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