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1st UDS Build. Have Questions

dvdubbs

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Hi everyone. I have a food grade drum with the tan lining. A couple questions regarding this liner...

1 - should I get it sandblasted off?
2 - does it NEED to be removed?
3 - instead of removing the liner, can I spray the inside with the high temp bbq paint that I was going to use on the outside, or is that only if I want my food to taste like paint?

I just spent an hour wire wheeling this barrel, only to be successful in a small area. At this rate, I feel it will take me a day and a half, 50 wheels and cause tendonitis in my shoulder
 

pc farmer

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It does need to come off.

Sandblast is the easiest.

Most burn it out then sand the rest out.
 

dirtsailor2003

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Yes you need to remove the liner. No you shouldn't paint the inside. I had mine sand blasted inside and out and powder coated the exterior only. Total cost to have the powder coat shop do this was $75. If I had them only sand blast it would have been $25. If you go the sand blast route there is no need to burn out the barrel first.
 

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