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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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  • Nubie questions

    I was able to get the landscaping, foundation, stand and slab completed before the rains started here in Oakland CA in November. Now I will wait for the dryer weather to order and install a Premio 2G100, 40" oven. It's killing me to wait, I really wanted it ready for Christmas. The worst part is now I keep thinking of what I need to do and if I can make it better. I built the stand plenty big which is probably causing my mind to play these games.

    First, my wife wants the dome shape, no problem there. Where my mind has gone it that I could add in more insulating capacity if I use a 2" layer of vermicrete over the modular oven, then the blanket followed by stucco. Is this over kill, if not is this the best layering method or should the blanket be next to the precast?
    Waterproofing the stucco is the second mind twister. I get no response via internet from manufacturers when I question them about their product in this application.

    I have three months to torment myself over the final details. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

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    My layers were as following
    1. Firebrick.
    2. Heatstop HS50 high heat refractory mortar
    3.Believe it or not complete coverage of entire dome in Heavy Duty aluminium
    foil.
    4.Chicken wire over entire dome.
    5.25 ft of 2" ceramic insulaing blanket
    6. 4" of Vermicrete over entire dome.
    7.Another layer of chicken wire over entire dome.
    8.Brown coat of stucco.
    9.Scratch coat of stucco.
    10.Acrylic finish/top coat of pre mix colored stucco...

    Hope this helps.
    Last edited by Coloradoredusa; 01-13-2013, 10:29 AM. Reason: missed a step
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      Originally posted by campbelloakland View Post
      ........First, my wife wants the dome shape, no problem there. Where my mind has gone it that I could add in more insulating capacity if I use a 2" layer of vermicrete over the modular oven, then the blanket followed by stucco........
      I would apply the blanket and then the vcrete. This arangement not only has the added benifit of extra insulation, but also a way of truing up the shape of the dome before stucco.
      I don't care what folks say behind my back........They are either braggin' or.......lyin'

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      • #4
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        ^^Gulf.. I missed a step^^ fixed it ! left out the blanket!
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