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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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  • FB Board

    Does anyone know if the FB Board is the manufacturer's Low Density (LD) or High Density (HD) product? The HD product has higher compressive strength due to the addition of clay additives.

  • #2
    Re: FB Board

    I may be wrong, but I think the folks here who have done the math concluded that a standard oven will exert only about 10-30 psi on the insulating board, and most of these insulating boards are much stronger than that. You should have no concerns about FB Board being strong enough for a standard oven, as many people have used it successfully for ovens of all sizes. But I don't know the answer to your question, sorry!
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    • #3
      Re: FB Board

      I agree that it is unlikely that the oven will apply more that 10 psi on the board. I've located a local source for the FB board but am unable to match up the specific type (LD or HD). The HD has slightly higher compressive strength in the green and fired applications because of clay additives. I'm not sure if the clay additive would add unwanted thermal mass though or it may be such a small percentage that it would really not matter


      • #4
        Re: FB Board

        I believe that the FB board is the LD type. If you can get HD, I would go with that. The HD will offer more strength after the binders in the board burn out. The difference in insulation will be minimal.