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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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Russian oven design, unusual hearth floor.

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  • Russian oven design, unusual hearth floor.

    Hello everyone,

    I have a question about a design feature of the traditional Russian oven. The baking chamber of such an oven traditionally is built with a slight rise -- about 30mm / 1.18 inches towards the back. I've attached the diagrams for the oven, and another one showing different shapes of the baking chamber.The third chamber design looks to be more like a "barrel", and that's how they call it. The numbers on the second diagram are in millimeters, so you can see the height differences. So far as I've read this slight rise provides a uniform combustion of the fuel. The website says: "If you make the floor horizontal, then the fuel will burn less intensively, and it will heat up the oven less." Not sure what they meant by this, so I was hoping somebody could shed some light on this.

    Has anybody seen ovens with such floor design, and does this feature really do what they claim? Have anyone seen such chambers, and any inputs on such design?
    Here is the original website, if anyone interested, can use google translate to change it to English.


    Thanks.
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