Los Angeles, California, USA
The legs need to be screwed on with a flat head screwdriver. Should take less than 3 minutes.
When there is no fire in it and the fire pit is cool.
We do not recommend doing this as there is no guarantee that it can be reassembled after it has been used.
Of course, we are just getting going.
100% 304 (a.k.a. 18/8) stainless steel.
There is a drainage system that will allow water to drain but will prevent ash from leaking out.
Yes, remember stainless is 'stain' and 'less'. Our pit is made of 12 gauge stainless steel so it is highly unlikely to rust through. Near the ocean, there is a higher chance of rust as salt water acts more aggressively towards stainless steel.
A metal dust pan works great to scoop out the ash. Or, simply dump the cool ash into a garden bed and mix with soil.