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Benco Metall Baukasten Construction Sets
Benco Metall Baukasten was a construction system similar to Meccano. It had a few unusual parts. It was produced in Germany from around 1949 to 1960.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database
Hole pitch <12.7mm
1949 to 1960s (some significant doubt)
Metal / Plastic
10 (see comment *1)
4.5 (see comment *2)
3.5 (see comment *3) (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Some slightly unusual parts including large tooth Gears including combined Gear/Bevel. DIY plastic Plates from Sheets in 4 colours, & Tool to punch holes. *1 4.3-4.5 in other parts. *2 Mod.2.5. *3 Crank Shaft only.
The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here
The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided
Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
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