Meccano Manuals

Post 1981 Meccano Manuals

Part 1 - 1982 to 1998

Details and Downloads of the Manuals

This section covers the instruction manuals/leaflets for Meccano sets from 1982 to 1998

Note - Electric motor leaflets for this era are available on the Post War Electric Motors page here.

Note - Power Tool leaflets for this era are available here.

Scans of missing manuals would be much appreciated.


1982 (inherited from Meccano Ltd (UK) after its demise

1000

The instruction manual for set 1000 dated 1981.
Added 07/06/20
2000

The instruction manual for set 2000 dated 1981.
Added 07/06/20
3000

The instruction manual for set 3000 dated 1981.
Added 07/06/20
Hyperspace

The instruction manual for the Hyperspace set dated 1981.
Added 07/06/20
Trucker

The instruction manual for the Trucker Fleet set dated 1981.
Added 07/06/20
Grand Prix

The instruction leaflet for the Grand Prix set (086300) - undated.
Added 07/06/20
Texas Wheelie

The instruction leaflet for the Texas Wheelie set (086301) dated 1981.
Added 07/06/20
Super Dragster

The instruction leaflet for the Super Dragster set (086302) dated 1981.
Added 07/06/20

1983 to 1986

1983 intro

The Instructions for Younger Children leaflet dated 1982. Print ref 08 6400 1042 92.
Added 07/06/20
S

The instruction manual for set S dated 1984.
Added 07/06/20
A

The instruction manual for set A dated 1982. Print Ref 086 400 104 285.
Added 07/06/20
B

The instruction manual for set B dated 1982. Print Ref 086 401 104 286.
Added 07/06/20
C

The instruction manual for set C dated 1982. Print Ref 086402 104 276.
Added 07/06/20
M.1

The instruction manual for set M.1 dated 1982. Print Ref 086420 104 274.
Added 07/06/20
M.2

The instruction manual for set M.2 dated 1982. Print Ref 086421 104 277.
Added 07/06/20

1986 to 1995

Sets 2 to 4 were superseded in 1987, sets 5 and 6 in 1991. Sets 7 to 10 were withdrawn in 1992. The Mecanisms set lasted until 1995

1986 Intro

The Introduction Book for this range of sets. Included set contents and an illustrated parts list. It included the model instructions for set 2 (the smallest set). Print Ref 000 000 104236.
Added 07/06/20
3 - 1986

The instruction manual for 1986 set 3. Print Ref 00 0000 104 184.
Added 07/06/20
4 - 1986

The instruction manual for 1986 set 4. Print Ref 00 0000 104 185.
Added 07/06/20
5 - 1986

The instruction manual for 1986 set 5. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
6 - 1986
The instruction manual for 1986 set 6 awaited.
7 - 1986
The instruction manual for 1986 set 7 awaited.
8 - 1986

The instruction manual for 1986 set 8. No Print Ref.
Added 27/10/20
9 - 1986

The instruction manual for 1986 set 9. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.1 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.1 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.2 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.2 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.3 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.3 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.4 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.4 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.5 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.5 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.6 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.6 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.7 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.7 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.8 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.8 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.9 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.9 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.10 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.10 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.11 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.11 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.12 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.12 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.13 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.13 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.14 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.14 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.15 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.15 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.16 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.16 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.17 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.17 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.18 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.18 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.19 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.19 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.20 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.20 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.21 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.21 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.22 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.22 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.23 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.23 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.24 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.24 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.25 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.25 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.26 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.26 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.27 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.27 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.28 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.28 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.29 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.29 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
10.30 - 1986

The instruction leaflet for 1986 set 10, Model 10.30 dated 1986. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20
Mech - 1986

The instruction for the Mechanisms set. No Print Ref.
Added 07/06/20

1987 to 1989 sets 1 - 4

Intro(1) - 1987

The initial Introduction book for the 1987 range of sets (included instructions for the previous range set 2). Included set contents and an illustrated parts list. Print Ref 20.57.96.16
Added 07/06/20
Intro(2) - 1987

The later Introduction book for this 1987 range of sets (the instructions for the previous range set 2 are omitted). Included set contents and an illustrated parts list. Print Ref 20.57.96.16
Added 07/06/20
1 - 1987

The instruction manual for the 1987 set 1. Print Ref 20.57.96.16
Added 07/06/20
2 - 1987

The instruction manual for the 1987 set 2. Print Ref 20.57.96.16
Added 07/06/20
3 - 1987

The instruction manual for the 1987 set 3. Print Ref 20.57.96.16
Added 07/06/20
4 - 1987

The instruction manual for 1987 set 4. Print Ref 20.57.96.16
Added 21/06/20

1989 to 1991 sets 1 - 4

Intro - 1989

The 'How to Use' book for the 1989 range of sets. Included set contents and an illustrated parts list. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
1 - 1989

The instruction manual for the 1989 set 1. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
2 - 1989

The instruction manual for the 1989 set 2. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
3 - 1989

The instruction manual for the 1989 set 3. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
4 - 1989

The instruction manual for the 1989 set 4. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20

1990 to 1995 'Starter' range of sets

There were several printing of these instruction leaflets. The first printing had no date or set contents. Later printing had dates and set contents were added in either the 12/90 printing or later. Scan of all the printings not shown here would be appreciated

101

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 101 (Dump Truck), dated 12/90. No set contents shown. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
102

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 102 (Mechanical Digger), dated 12/90. No set contents shown. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
103

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 103 (Bulldozer). No date or set contents shown. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
104

Instruction leaflets for the Starter set 104 (Motor Scraper). No date or set contents shown. No Print Ref
Added 21/06/20
105
Instruction leaflets for the Starter set 105 (Lorry Mounted Crane) are awaited
106

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 106 (Road Leveller), dated 12/90. Includes set contents. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
201

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 201 (Tractor). No date or set contents shown. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
201

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 201 (Tractor), dated 12/90. No set contents shown. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
202

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 202 (Trailer and Sprayer). No date or set contents shown. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
203

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 203 (Plough and Roller). No date or set contents shown. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
204

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 204 (Combine Harvester). No date or set contents shown. No Print Ref
Added 27/10/20
301

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 301 (Breakdown Vehicle), dated 12/90. Includes set contents. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
302

The instruction leaflet for the Starter set 302 (Rescue Helicopter), dated 12/90. Includes set contents. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
303
Instruction leaflets for the Starter set 303 (Motorized Water Cannon) are awaited
501

Instruction leaflets for the Starter set 501 (Sky Hunter), dated 12/92. Includes set contents. Print Ref 033501 104 501AB
Added 21/06/20
502

Instruction leaflets for the Starter set 502 (Space Warrior), dated 12/92. Includes set contents. Print Ref 033502 104 502AB
Added 21/06/20
503

Instruction leaflets for the Starter set 503 (Interceptor), dated 12/92. Includes set contents. Print Ref 033503 104 503AB
Added 21/06/20

1991 to 1996 Main Sets

In 1993 the motor and battery case were changed to include a reversing switch on the battery case. the manuals were consequently all revised in 1993.

Intro - 1991
The Introduction leaflet for 1991 is awaited
1 - 1991

The 1991 instruction manual for set 1, dated 01/91. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
2 - 1991

The 1991 instruction manual for set 2, dated 01/91. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
3 - 1991

The 1991 instruction manual for set 3, dated 02/91. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
4 - 1991

The 1991 instruction manual for set 4, dated 01/91. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
5 - 1991

The 1991 instruction manual for set 5. No date or Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
6 - 1991

The 1991 instruction manual for set 6, dated 06/91. No Print Ref
Added 07/06/20
Intro - 1993

The 1993 Introduction leaflet, dated 01/93. Languages English, French, German, Italian, Swedish, Finish and Danish. Print Ref 000000 104 400 A
Added 07/06/20
Intro - 1993

The 1993 Introduction leaflet, undated. Languages English, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Portuguese and Japanese. Print Ref 000000104400
Added 07/06/20
1 - 1993

The 1993 instruction manual for set 1, dated 01/93. Print Ref 000000 104 401 AB
Added 07/06/20
2 - 1993

The 1993 instruction manual for set 2, dated 02/93. Print Ref 000000 104 402 AB
Added 07/06/20
3 - 1993

The 1993 instruction manual for set 3, dated 02/93. Print Ref 000000 104 403 AB
Added 07/06/20
4 - 1993

The 1993 instruction manual for set 4, dated 02/93. Print Ref 000000 104 404 AB
Added 07/06/20
5 - 1993

The 1993 instruction manual for set 5, dated 02/93. Print Ref 000000 104 405 AB
Added 07/06/20
6 - 1993

The 1993 instruction manual for set 5, dated 01/93. Print Ref 000000 104 406 AB
Added 07/06/20

1993 to 1997 'Dynamic' sets

4015

The 1993 instruction manual for Dynamic set 4015 - Motorbikes, undated. Print Ref 03 4015 104 015 AB
Added 07/06/20
4016

The 1995 instruction manual for Dynamic set 4016 - Motorbikes, dated 11/94. Print Ref 03 4016 104 001
Added 07/06/20
4033

The 1993 instruction manual for Dynamic set 4033 - Aircraft, undated. Print Ref 03 4033 104 033 AB
Added 07/06/20
4035
The manual for the 1995 Dynamic set 4035 - Aircraft is awaited.
4036

The 1993 instruction manual for Dynamic set 4036 - Racing Cars, undated. Print Ref 03 4036 104 036 AB
Added 07/06/20
4037
The manual for the 1995 Dynamic set 4037 - Racing Cars is awaited.
4065

The 1993 instruction manual for Dynamic set 4065 - 4 Wheel Drives, dated 1993. Print Ref 03 4065 104 065 AB
Added 07/06/20
4068

The 1995 instruction manual for Dynamic set 4068 - Rescue Vehicles, dated 11/94. Print Ref 03 4068 104 001
Added 07/06/20

1995 to 1998 'Collection' sets

2101

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2101 - Helicopter. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2102
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2102 - Scout Plane is awaited.
2103

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2103 - Biplane. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2104
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2104 - Survey Plane is awaited.
2105

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2105 - Microlite. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2106

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2106 - Sky Hunter. No date or print ref.
Added 13/06/20
2201

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2201 - Dragster. No date or print ref.
Added 21/06/20
2202

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2202 - Formula One. No date or print ref.
Added 21/06/20
2203
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2203 - Indy Car is awaited.
2204

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2204 - Go Kart. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2205

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2205 - Stock Kart. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2207

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2207 - Sand Buggy. No date or print ref.
Added 21/06/20
2301

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2301 - Trial Bike. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2302
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2302 - Chopper Bike is awaited.
2303

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2303 - Dune Buggy. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2304
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2304 - Cyclo is awaited.
2305

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2305 - Trike. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2401

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2401 - Snow Plough. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2403
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2403 - Farm Tractor is awaited.
2404
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2404 - Lift & Haul is awaited.
2405

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2405 - Crusher. No date or print ref.
Added 21/06/20
2501

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2501 - 4X4 Buggy. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2502

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2502 - Fire Engine. No date or print ref.
Added 07/06/20
2503
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2503 - Breakdown Truck is awaited.
2504
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 2504 - Quad is awaited.
2920

The instruction leaflet for the three model set 2920 - Cloud Masters, dated 10/95. Print ref 032920 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
2930

The instruction leaflet for the three model set 2930 - Big Wheels, dated 10/95. Print ref 032930 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
2940

The instruction leaflet for the three model set 2940 - Wind Riders, dated 10/95. Print ref 032940 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
2950

The instruction leaflet for the three model set 2950 - Cool Cruisers, dated 10/95. Print ref 032950 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
3910

The instruction leaflet for the eight model set 3910 - Road Haulers, dated 03/95. Print ref 03 3910 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
3920

The instruction leaflet for the eight model set 3920 - Super Flyers, dated 03/95. Print ref 03 3920 104 001.
Added 07/06/20

1995 Promotional 'Collection' series sets - 'Mecca Kit'

9622
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 9622 (499622) - Dragster is awaited.
9623

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 9623 (499623) - F1 Car, dated 04/1996. No print ref.
Added 21/06/20
9624
The instruction leaflet for the single model set 9624 (499624) - Helicopter is awaited.
9630

The instruction leaflet for the single model set 9630 (499630) - Buggy, dated 04/1996. No print ref.
Added 21/06/20

1995 to 1998 'Master Builder' sets

7064-1 (10/1994)

The 1995 instruction manual book 1 for set 7064 - Master Builder, dated 10/94. Print ref 03 7064 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
7064-2 (10/1994)

The 1995 instruction manual book 2 for set 7064 - Master Builder, dated 10/94. Print ref 03 7064 104 002.
Added 07/06/20
7064 (02/1997)

The 1997 instruction manual for set 7064 - Master Builder, dated 02/97. Print ref 03 7064 104 111.
Added 07/06/20
Poster

A poster for set 7064 - Master Builder, with full Meccano range on the rear, dated 12/95. No print ref.
Added 07/06/20

1996 to 1998 'Action Control' sets

9515

The instruction manual for set 9515 - Moon Vehicles, dated 05/96. Print ref 03 9515 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
9526

The instruction manual for set 9526 - Building Site, dated 05/96. Print ref 03 9526 104 001.
Added 07/06/20

1996 to 1998 'Evolution' sets

Intro - 1996

The 'How to Build' instructions for the 1996 Evolution range of sets, dated 11/95. Print ref 03 5555 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
1 - 1996

The instruction manual for Evolution set 1, dated 11/95. Print ref 03 0501 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
2 - 1996

The instruction manual for Evolution set 2, dated 11/95. Print ref 03 0502 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
3 - 1996

The instruction manual for Evolution set 3, dated 11/95. Print ref 03 0503 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
4 - 1996

The instruction manual for Evolution set 4, dated 05/96. Print ref 03 0504 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
5 - 1996

The instruction manual for Evolution set 5, dated 06/96. Print ref 03 0505 104 001.
Added 07/06/20
6 - 1996

The instruction manual for Evolution set 6, dated 07/96. Print ref 03 0506 104 001.
Added 07/06/20

1997 to 1999 'Mission the Universe' sets

4800

The instruction manual for set 4800 - XR Shuttle is awaited, dated 10/97. Print ref 03 4800 104 111.
Added 21/06/20
4805

The instruction manual for set 4805 - Energy Station, dated 10/97. Print ref 03 4805 104 111.
Added 07/06/20
4806

The instruction manual for set 4806 - Observation Unit, dated 10/97. Print ref 03 4806 104 111.
Added 07/06/20
4810

The instruction manual for set 4810 - Defender Unit, dated 04/97. Print ref 03 4810 104 111.
Added 07/06/20
4820

The instruction manual for set 4820 - Meta-Cruiser, dated 04/97. Print ref 03 4820 104 111.
Added 07/06/20
4830
The instruction manual for set 4830 - Power Probe is awaited.
4831

The instruction manual for set 4831 - Interstellar Cargo Flyer, dated 10/97. Print ref 03 4800 104 111.
Added 21/06/20
4840

The instruction manual for set 4840 - Space X-plorer, dated 04/97. Print ref 03 4840 104 111.
Added 07/06/20
4850

The instruction manual for set 4850 - Space Base, dated 04/97. Print ref 03 4850 104 111.
Added 07/06/20
Poster

A poster for the Mission the Universe sets, with full Meccano range on the rear, dated 01/97. No print ref.
Added 07/06/20