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Dear forum users,
Thank you for your patience with the Photo galleries. We've got your galleries online!
We have finished writing a custom script to migrate the PhotoPlog to vBulletin5’s albums.

Unfortunately V-Bulletin killed the "Photoplogs" in their software upgrade which was unforeseen and we're the first development group to have written a script for getting the galleries back... that said, it took some time to reverse engineer the code and get the albums to move over seamlessly!

Forum users will be able to access their “PhotoPlog” images through their user profile page by clicking on the “Media” tab.
They will also be able to browse other albums by going to the albums page. (On the forum site, there is a link in the black bar beside “Forums” to the albums.)

In order for users to create an album please follow the steps below.
1) Go to user profile page and click “Media”
2) Click Add Photos
3) Enter Photo Gallery Title in the first field
4) Click Upload or Select from Photo Album to add photos
5) Click Post
6) Once posted, the album will be created as a “Topic” on the albums page for the public to see. The topic title will be the “Photo Gallery Title” they created before uploading their photos.

To create this migration path we used vBulletin5’s default album structure. Unfortunately, it won’t work like the “PhotoPlog” but is an album/gallery component on the forum now.
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late 1800's oven

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  • late 1800's oven

    I am doing a remodel of an old building that was a bakery in late 1800's early 1900's. Underneath the collapsed rear of the building (an addition)we found this wood fired brick rotary oven. it occupies 2 floors with the basement section being where the clean outs are. The owner had the oven cosmetically fixed and is using it as a centerpoint for the restaurant he is putting in the building. The drive section uses 2- opposing tapered wooden rollers for speed control and a worm gear drive for the turntable. I have not been able to find much info on this type of oven but believe it to possibly be a gueulard type oven. Any info or links to info would be appreciated.
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  • #2
    Re: late 1800's oven

    Now that's one I'd like to see. I thought rotary ovens were entirely modern.
    My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2


    • #3
      Re: late 1800's oven

      The pix I attached don't seem to open, but same pics are posted in the newcomers section under new user old oven. You can see the turntable in 1 of the pics


      • #4
        Re: late 1800's oven

        Wow! That's very cool.

        Check out my pictures here:

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        • #5
          Re: late 1800's oven

          Here's the link for the pictures:

          That is a seriously cool instalation. Is your restaurant guy going to try to restore it as a working oven, or just a decorative fireplace?

          I don't know anything about old bake ovens, but maybe Jim will jump in with some actual information
          My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2


          • #6
            Re: late 1800's oven

            My question is why don't I ever find cool things behind broken down walls. Some people find money hidden away in walls, here we have an unknown, but apparently fuctional brick oven.

            I punch a hole in my walls and only find rat droppings.
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