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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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Eric's WFO build

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  • Eric's WFO build

    I finished the insulation layer yesterday, its all covered up with a tarp because it is raining. I covered the entire stand with perlcrete, mainly to cover up my very bad job of concrete finishing on the structural layer. It will all be covered up at the end, but I didn't want to look at it for the next 2 months, it also gave me an extra inch of insulation under the oven.

    Since I can't work on it today, I started thinking of the chimney. What is the recommended height for a 42" Pompeii chimney? I have seen 36 and 48 inch used; other than cost, why opt for the higher chimney?
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    I have seen 36 and 48 inch used; other than cost, why opt for the higher chimney?
    The higher the chimney, the better the draw. I'd use the tallest chimney that doesn't look weird with your design.

    And of course, your chimney needs to be two feet above any structure within ten feet.
    My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2


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      Re: Eric's WFO build

      I was also advised to go with a very long flue for best results and so installed a "double" standard length which comes out at about 3 metres (in stainless steel). I actually had no option with the length as I had to clear the roof of the outdoor area but it was a good outcome nonetheless. It has a great draw and I never get excessive smoke even when firing the WFO up. Go long if you can...
      / Rossco