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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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Dome Installation Video - Casa / Premio / Modena

Hello,

For many of you who bought a modular oven, you may have asked how we put the domes together when we build them. For those of you considering one of our ovens, we shot a video to make your install easier.

Check it out on our You Tube Channel.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7q7...jSniYogfUra06Q

If the link doesn't work, simply go to You Tube and type Forno Bravo Channel. The video title is How to Set your Forno Bravo Oven Dome Pieces.

Thanks for participating in our Forum. We will have more video content available soon.
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  • Spares shortage foiled

    Hi all,

    When my sister visited some 15 years ago from Switzerland, she regaled me with an expensive 9V Makita drill. I've had troubles in the past year or two getting it to switch on, eventually having to let the battery pack hang out a bit before it made contact with the switch contacts.

    Today I despaired and took the thing apart, measured all current paths and found the springy flat switch contacts to the battery have corroded so much that contact is sporadic to non-existent.

    Makita says there are NO spares for this drill...

    So as a tip to anyone in a similar situation, my 'solution' was to pinch a bit of alu foil from my wife's kitchen drawer - and just wrapped a strip around each of the corroded flat spring grips!

    Put the battery pack back in and presto! Drill works again.

    Ciao,

    LMH
    "I started out with nothing, and I've still got most of it"
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