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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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cutting fire bricks with ease for $55.58 in 4 simple steps

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  • cutting fire bricks with ease for $55.58 in 4 simple steps

    1 - go to craiglook.com and search for used 10 inch compound miter saw (there are plenty!) in your area. You should pay $25 for it.
    2 - buy this Amazon.com: MK Diamond 159407 MK-99 10-Inch Dry or Wet Cutting… diamond blade
    3 - soak bricks at least 5 minutes
    4 - cut, build, bake, eat
    Last edited by leckig; 06-18-2010, 05:06 AM.
    my own Quest for Fire:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/leckig/

  • #2
    Re: cutting fire bricks with ease for $55.58 in 4 simple steps

    ...lol.... That's exactly the blade I got from Amazon, including a couple of 4.5" diamond blades for my grinder.
    My 20 year old 10" Makita compound miter saw performed very well during my dome build, thank you. ...

    George
    George

    My 34" WFO build

    Weber 22-OTG / Ugly Drum Smoker / 34" WFO

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    • #3
      Re: cutting fire bricks with ease for $55.58 in 4 simple steps

      I just went to Home Depot and paid about $80--wish I would have seen this.

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      • #4
        Re: cutting fire bricks with ease for $55.58 in 4 simple steps

        When dry cutting masonry PROTECT YOUR LUNGS! Professionals use wet saws for a reason
        My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2

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        • #5
          Re: cutting fire bricks with ease for $55.58 in 4 simple steps

          yeah, I use a nice 3M mask, i dont think those very cheap, 5 for a $1 masks are good enough for this dust. Also, hearing protection makes the process much more fun.
          my own Quest for Fire:
          http://www.flickr.com/photos/leckig/

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          • #6
            Re: cutting fire bricks with ease for $55.58 in 4 simple steps

            From personal experience, I highly recommend not breathing silicate dust. Wet saw, wet saw, wet saw, and even then wear a N95 mask or better.

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