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Voids in the Dome? - 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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Voids in the Dome?

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  • Voids in the Dome?

    Hey All,

    Just started my Casa2G100 install this morning, and I'm having trouble getting the dome to fit together. Seems too loose, and has voids that I can see daylight through.

    If I had to guess, I'd say the floor tiles are too big. There's absolutely no void between the tiles and the dome.

    If I jam the cap on, the voids are more than half an inch.

    If I leave the cap off, I can get them to less than half an inch.

    Should I shave the dome? Shave the cap? Shave the floor tiles?

    Thanks for any insight you can give.
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  • #2
    Re: Voids in the Dome?

    You shouldn't be asking us, you should be contacting FB directly.
    Kindled with zeal and fired with passion.


    • #3
      Re: Voids in the Dome?

      I called them yesterday. The person helping me needed to talk to the manager, and swore she would call me back in an hour.

      Have gotten nothing but radio silence since then.

      I sure don't want to screw up a $3000 project.


      • #4
        Re: Voids in the Dome?

        I have a different Casa model but those gaps look well within norms. The gaps are what you cover with the refractory cement. I don't see anything regarding the fit to be concerned about.

        However, while the inside of the dome appears clean, it appears you have soot on some of the exterior seams. When you cement the pieces the cement should be CLEAN with no dust or soot so that you get a good bond.


        • #5
          Re: Voids in the Dome?

          Thanks for the advice. I mortared it together this morning and everything seems ok.