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Old 11-27-2013, 07:38 AM   #1
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Whats the best lid for it, ring with a bolt or a snap tight?
Thanks for your opinions.
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Old 11-27-2013, 07:40 AM   #2
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I don't have a lock ring for mine.

After a couple uses it fits nice and tight.
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Old 11-27-2013, 07:43 AM   #3
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I don't have a lock ring for mine.

After a couple uses it fits nice and tight.
ok, thanks c farmer.
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:51 AM   #4
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When i first built mine i thought i'd use the locking ring but soon realized there was no need.
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Old 11-27-2013, 09:39 AM   #5
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Just use the drum lid sans lock ring. It'll seal just fine without it.
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Just use the drum lid sans lock ring. It'll seal just fine without it.
Yep. We've built 6-7 drums and all of the came w/ locking rings. As long as you have a good fitting lid, a ring isn't really critical.
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Just drop ur lid a cpl times and it'll fit Real Tight and actually be hard to get off........
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Old 11-27-2013, 12:30 PM   #8
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Locking ring got thrown out on both of mine, no need for it. If you burn it out, do not put the lid on it, you will warp it at that high of temperature.
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Old 11-27-2013, 06:42 PM   #9
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Just drop ur lid a cpl times and it'll fit Real Tight and actually be hard to get off........
Is that a pic of yours?
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:28 PM   #10
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Is that a pic of yours?
I wouldn't use someone else's as my Avatar........LOL
His name is Frank..........

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Old 11-27-2013, 08:36 PM   #11
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I wouldn't use someone else's as my Avatar........LOL
His name is Frank..........

Thanks, you better not use anybody else's LOL
I picked up a couple barrels today, so I'm gathering pics, to get ideas.
Frank looks like a good one and how did he come to be Frank?
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:45 PM   #12
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He just looks like a Frank.
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Old 11-27-2013, 10:52 PM   #13
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Frank is a cool looking dude
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