Wood this barrell have to be burned out?

Discussion in 'UDS Builds' started by graybeard, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. graybeard

    graybeard Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

  2. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nope. Wash, drill and season!

    Lucky dog!
     
  3. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You should probably remove the paint on the outside and re-paint it with high temp BBQ paint. A burn out will do that, or you can use chemical paint removers.
     
  4. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Why?

    A drum smoker doesnt get hot enough to warrant hi temp paint.

    No reason to burn out as it's already down to bare metal.
     
  5. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    It's bare metal. give it a wash & you're good to go.
     
  6. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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    Yes you are lucky to have found a clean and bare metal drum. You just have to start building your UDS and then season it too. I might go find some orange and blue high temp paint for the outside thou. Heck even the money is right.
     
  7. coffee_junkie

    coffee_junkie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    There is no need for high temp paint, however if you let your temps get away from you, say you don't get the lid on tight, it could reach temps that would burn the factory pain off. But if it where me I would just wash it and go to town on your build.
     
  8. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Great find that sure makes it less work to not have to burn and wire brush them out
     
  9. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    No need for hi temp paint. Outside of the drum doesn't get hot enough to burn the paint.
     
  10. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    I started with a brand new drum like that myself. Just give it a wash, spray down the inside with vegetable oil and burn away.
     
  11. tom37

    tom37 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    What they said, I put my black cheepo dollar a can paint right over the factory paint and have had no problems yet.

    Good Luck with your build.
     
  12. graybeard

    graybeard Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    mballi, orange and blue? HA! I'm thinkin DAWG RED & DAWG BLACK.

    Now to BBBubba, ain't see you in a long while especially replying to my posts.

    Thanks to all that confirmed an EZ build!

    beard
     
  13. pandemonium

    pandemonium Master of the Pit

    oops posted in wrong place
     
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2010

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