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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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  • color of firebricks

    Hopefully someone can help me with the following questions:
    - except the landing area, is it true that the firebricks eventually become black after using it for a while ?
    - Do firebricks with a black color have any performance issue compared to lighter colors ? ( I have read that a light color have a better reflection, but I doubt this is true because I think the light colors eventually become black after using it ..)

  • #2
    Re: color of firebricks

    The answer would have to be no.

    Once the oven is cured, a big fire will get it so hot that the soot burns off the inside of the oven - that's how you can tell its the right temperature for pizzas. So the bricks keep their original colour.
    "Building a Brick oven is the most fun anyone can have by themselves." (Terry Pratchett... slightly amended)



    • #3
      Re: color of firebricks

      The only persistent soot will be in your entry and around your vent. as Frances says, the dome burns clean with every use.

      I went to great trouble to get "red" firebricks, and after a couple of years of use, the red tint has faded, and you can hardly tell they are different from the beige ones.
      My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2