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Old 07-27-2014, 12:57 AM   #16
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I am currently building an Ugly Drum Smoker and I made the mistake of getting one with a red liner. I should have known better since I researched this forum and found numerous warnings against drums with liners in it. In my defence, I thought the liner was a rubber coating or something similar (i thought mine was paint, yes iam this dense.) Harbor freight sells a $20 weed burner what worked well to burn out/loosen most of the liner. I recommend burning liner out that stuff smells awful when heat it applied (and the smoke it produces ain't no thin blue). The reputation of the red liner is well deserved i still have to grind out the liner (im about 1/3 of the way through). Not looking forward to climbing inside and grinding out the rest
I feel ya! Mine did not have the liner and it was still a pain to grind out the insides. You'll be happy when it's done though.
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Old 07-27-2014, 01:44 AM   #17
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hmmm...I'm too lazy. Would have bought another drum without the liner.
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Old 07-27-2014, 02:05 AM   #18
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I picked up my most recent drum from a place that does oil changes. It had synthetic blend oil in it, No Liner. I'm actually looking forward to working this one. I picked up one of the weed burners fro Harbor Freight. In my opinion every man should own one. The thing is awesome. I used it to cure the Hi-Temp paint on my UDS. No more looking for discarded pallets to do a burn, WooHoo
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Old 07-27-2014, 03:50 AM   #19
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Yair . . . Why not use lube oil drums? They are nice and clean and there is no stuffing around with grinding/sanding . . . maybe on the outside if you are fussy. I don't bother, I just paint them over with stove black

I can never see the point in food grade and having to deal with coatings and liners. They sure won't be "food grade" when you finish melting and burning and sanding out the liner or coating.

Some of them sure do have nice lids though but if you cut oil drums in the right place you can use the tops or bottoms for lids.

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Old 07-27-2014, 11:33 AM   #20
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Agree with the above. The liners are only "food grade" when used as intended, the same way that plastic Tupperware is food grade when used as intended. Put either one in a 300-degree environment, and you have a decidedly non-food-grade situation. I see folks on Craigslist around here selling UDSs and barrel grills made of 55-gallon drums and touting the "food grade" barrels they used, but with the liners still 100% intact.
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Old 07-27-2014, 10:11 PM   #21
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I would avoid food grade if possible, but with the $20 HF weed burner. I got coating out in two less than half-hour sessions. It comes off in sheets when it gets to the necessary temp. Worst part is the bottom perimeter, the heat tends to come right back at ya. I'll try to avoid it next time, but it was $20 for an otherwise very nice drum.
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:26 AM   #22
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I simply paid a local blasting shop $20 to blast mine clean.
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