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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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  • Vermiculte

    Hi all

    I am ordering the vermiculite for the insulation today and have been informed it comes in three grades. Fine 1 mm, medium 3-4 mm and coarse 8 mm. Which grade is best to use? Will the 8 mm be too coarse and not set well with the cement? Could both medium and coarse be used? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.



  • #2
    Re: Vermiculte


    Two bags that I bought were the 3-4 mm. I needed one more and bought the same bag at a different store and it was 1mm. The 1mm is like sawdust, I would avoid that. I think the 3-4 is your best bet.

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    • #3
      Re: Vermiculte

      I agree with Les, always do. Medium seems to work best for everyone. Coarse might not hurt, but avoid the fine grain.
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      • #4
        Re: Vermiculte

        Agreed.....no fine stuff, 1/2 of it will blow away when mixing. It also will be less efficient, creating smaller air pockets in the insulating layer.



        • #5
          Re: Vermiculte

          I used the medium as well and my oven holds heat VERY well




          • #6
            Re: Vermiculte

            Thanks for the replies. I've decided to go for the medium coarse.