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ISO high temp lights - Forno Bravo Forum: The Wood-Fired Oven Community



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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ISO high temp lights

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  • ISO high temp lights

    I'm looking at adding some kind of lighting to the interior of my
    oven. I will need something that can take serious heat (1000F if it's
    in the dome/walls, 500F if I put them in the throat of the oven, 750F
    if I put it in the chimney vent).

    Any ideas?


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    The normal way to illuminate the inside of a wood-fired oven is to use a light tube. When building the oven one builds in one or better two a 100mm diameter stainless steel tubes about 100 – 150 mm above floor level. The tubes need to be set so the tube end inside of the oven is slightly higher than the end outside of the oven (this is to stop smoke entering the tube) and the tube is long enough to pass through the insulation and to the outside of the oven facade. Make a bracket that will hold a light bulb holder and bulb and can move up and down the tube (for safety use a transformer say 12 – 24 volt and 50 watt bulb(s). Wire with heat resistant flex and position the bulb holder within the tube, as far back from the inside of the oven as possible, but in a position to give the best light within the oven. The best place for round oven would be to each side of the oven door thus creating a cross light within the oven. A cap will need to be made to close off the tube on the outside of the oven facade.