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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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Perlite doubles as finishing structure?

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  • Perlite doubles as finishing structure?

    Hi everyone! I am fairly new to the forum and recently started my own oven. I had this idea: After I construct the oven, create a plywood form around the it and filling it with perlite concrete. Then I would scratch coat the surface and apply my finishing stone directly to the perlite concrete. The masonry supply shop I got my perlite from said it would be structurally sound, but I forgot to ask if there would be issues in the thermal properties of the oven (Square form on circular oven would cause some areas of insulation to be 5-6 inches thick, others 3-4). Has anyone tried this? Anyone had any issues? The reason I'm doubling the purpose of the perlite is to save cost on a metal stud structure.

    Thanks!
    -Rob

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    Re: Perlite doubles as finishing structure?

    Perlite is extremely porous, even scratch coated.

    It can be covered with "water resistant" finishes but if you are going to build an enclosure I would consider conventional steel studs and a water proof wall/roof system.

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