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Not sure if the world needs another one, but here's a new year's project of bsa info:

http://bsa.viz.nz/

the goal is a single place where I can find the info I want, rather than wading through tons of old files on my PC and searching the net over and over. its somewhat inspired by the jampot site - they've got everything.

there's nothing original here, its all been gathered across the interweb. but my fear is one day a site may disappear and stuff could be lost. hence at least another copy.

one point of difference may be the files are hosted elsewhere so the amount of server space used is small, and the amount of files than can be hosted is large. Tho with the external hosting there's a small time delay in the download. I have more files I'll add one day (tho the task is quite boring) and if you have stuff you'd like to add complete the contacts form on the site. I want to get the descriptions accurate as that helps finding stuff. almost all are old scans and i tried to OCR some but the quality is too poor, so currently not searchable.

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Re: new site for BSA parts lists, manuals and info
« Reply #1 on: 03.01. 2018 01:50 »
Mike,
You are a gem; what a wonderful reference!
Top marks young fella; you can take your pick from the harem!
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Re: new site for BSA parts lists, manuals and info
« Reply #2 on: 03.01. 2018 09:15 »
An excellent resource, thanks very much. I've put a link to your site on my website. Hope that's OK. Thanks again.
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Re: new site for BSA parts lists, manuals and info
« Reply #3 on: 03.01. 2018 09:42 »
Well done!

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Re: new site for BSA parts lists, manuals and info
« Reply #4 on: 03.01. 2018 12:57 »
Lots of work behind this, excellent.

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Re: new site for BSA parts lists, manuals and info
« Reply #5 on: 03.01. 2018 13:50 »
Fantastic! Fantastic! Used it already. Thanks very much for all your hard work doing this.
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Re: new site for BSA parts lists, manuals and info
« Reply #6 on: 03.01. 2018 21:01 »
Thanks Mike! Much appreciated.
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Re: new site for BSA parts lists, manuals and info
« Reply #7 on: 03.01. 2018 21:51 »
cheers guys. good to see it used already
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I've put a link to your site on my website. Hope that's OK.
of course!
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Lots of work behind this
true. the tricky bit was how to automate listing the remote files using Oauth credentials and then keep notes on them on the hosting server. still, now thats done, new pdf files can be added by saving them to the right google drive folder and then clicking the 'update' button in the backend. done. notes and descriptions can be edited front end.
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Re: new site for BSA parts lists, manuals and info
« Reply #8 on: 03.01. 2018 22:40 »
G'day Mike.
Sluggo was doing similar here https://www.a7a10.net/forum/index.php?topic=12471.0
The more info out there the better. If any of our members (many I know) have other BSA's can now find info on your site. Well done.
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Re: new site for BSA parts lists, manuals and info
« Reply #9 on: 08.01. 2018 13:09 »
Thanks, found this very helpful already.