Long time lurker on these forums from the UK. As the title suggests I am looking at making a drum smoker with a few friends. Unfortunately finding a drum over here does not seem to be as easy as in the US.
I have managed to get a drum today, however I have a concern regarding it. I am not 100% certain what has been stored in the drum in the past or if it is lined on the inside.
Is there a way to tell if a drum has been lined? I do not know what I am looking for to tell if it has or not.
Here is a picture of the drum which may help. Also with regards to what the drum stored in a previous life, will it be safe to use. Judging by the marking of the drum it likely housed cutting and grinding fluids or oils.
Any help of suggestions would be greatly appreciated. If all goes well I will post the progress of the build.