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Unread 06-12-2013, 10:41 AM   #1
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I just found a FREE 85 gallon drum on... well my secret stash

I just have to find some good deals on 26.5 in grates and I should be well on my way to creating my XL UDS....

My question is how much bigger should I build the fire pit for this thing?
Should I put four holes in the bottom instead of three?

The barrel was used for grease and is kind of messy, but I figure a good hot burn out, some sanding and then a good coat of bacon grease from a fatty or two and we should be good to go.
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For my 55 gal drum I used the coal grate from a 18.5 Webber as the base if my basket.

Following that logic the coal grate from a 22.5 weber should work.
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+1 sounds good to me
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