85 gallon drum exhaust size

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85 gallon drum exhaust size

Postby papajim » Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:43 pm

I would like to build a larger uds that would accommodate a full size aluminum pan. I recently bought an 85 gal. drum from a local dealer in Conroe TX. The grates are available I've been told from Weber. That is easy.. The problem is what size should the exhaust be? I plane on 1" inlets (3 ea.) with an elbow so I can add my upright pipe for my ball valves. Not sure if 1" is the correct size for the inlets. Has anyone built one this size that works?

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Re: 85 gallon drum exhaust size

Postby Big Ed » Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:55 pm

I have one that has a 26'' weber lid on it. The barrel has 2 1.5'' ball valve intakes, cooks real good!!
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Re: 85 gallon drum exhaust size

Postby papajim » Sun Feb 05, 2017 4:48 pm

Thanks Big Ed for the info. So 3-1"ea. inlets. What size should I make the exhaust?

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Re: 85 gallon drum exhaust size

Postby Big Ed » Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:47 pm

papajim wrote:Thanks Big Ed for the info. So 3-1"ea. inlets. What size should I make the exhaust?

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2 like this work great. The holes are about 5/8"



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