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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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  • A few questions

    Thanks for the plans in a PDF format. It is making my life much easier. I do have a couple questions though. I have finished filling every other block in the stand to prepare for the hearth pour but I can't seem to find any explanation of how to cap the bottom of the bricks that rest on the angle iron to fill them. Is it fine to run a 2X8 braced underneath until the concrete sets?
    Also when you talk of the 4to1 ratio of vermilucite to cement for the refractory layer of the hearth is that weight or volume?

    Thanks again and I will post pics as share my experience soon.
    antibacterial soap...just say no!

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    Re: A few questions

    I just braced a scrap piece of 1x8 in place, worked fine.
    The vermiculite mix is by volume, some guys do it in shovel fulls; I used a 1 gallon bucket to measure. Vermiculite and its counterpart perlite are extremely light weight. If you were to mix by weight you would probably have so little cement in the mix it wouldn't hold together.

    RT

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    • #3
      Re: A few questions

      Thanks, I assumed it was volume but I have gotten into trouble assuming before.
      antibacterial soap...just say no!

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