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Photo Galleries are back! Instructions below.

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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Hello from pakistan

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  • Hello from pakistan

    Hi guys, I am in the process of rebuilding my current pizza oven as it was built all wrong by the contractor. I need to work out the size of flue for the ovenl is there a formula for this.

    My oven is a rectangular one. The builder did not put any insulation and the oven gets very hot on the outside.. Plus he put a vent right in the centre of the oven on the roof, so I lose a lot of heat.

    Can someone please advise on how I can calculate the size of flue I need.



  • #2

    The rule of thumb I used was to have a flu area at least 10% of the area of the door opening. A little more might be better, and the height of the flu has a BIG effect on the draw.

    Last edited by Lburou; 06-12-2011, 08:06 AM.
    Lee B.
    DFW area, Texas, USA

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    • #3
      Re: Hello from pakistan

      An eight inch flue over the entry of the oven is sufficient for most ovens.

      If you don't have insulation over your oven, you probably don't have any under it either. This may prove to be a chronic problem. I wish this was the first time we had heard about an "expert" building an oven without insulation and the flue in the wrong place.
      My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2


      • #4
        Re: Hello from pakistan

        Thanks guys, I am putting in a 8 inch wide 17inch long flue, hope it works.