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12-23-2010, 10:38 AM
Is it possible to use a tank that stored diesel fuel to make a smoker out of it? I wasnt sure if after burning it out if it would affect the meat when smoking.:roll:

12-23-2010, 10:58 AM
I wouldn't want to use any tank that held petroleum products or hazardous chemicals. Just not sure any amount of burning them out would get rid of all the residue.

I am building a smoker now out of 2 drums - but they were used to store apple juice.

12-23-2010, 11:10 AM
It should be ok after a couple of burns, Over the years a lot of bbq have been made on converted disel tanks.

12-23-2010, 11:12 AM
Alot of people in this part of the country build pig cookers out of Coal Oil tanks if you can still find one not in use.