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Constructor (2) Construction Sets

Constructor(2) was a Meccano-like Construction system. It was produced in the Netherlands from around the 1950s to the 1980s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for CONSTRUCTOR [2]

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Netherlands
Dates
known in 1950 to 1980s
Material
Steel (see comment *1)
Thread
1/8W
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
1/8W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
35 (see comment *2)
No. of Parts in System
87
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.9
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.8
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
(see comment *3)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.1(see comment *4)

Comments
Different lids with boy, model(s), & JAFOWORKS. 6 holes Flanged Sector Plate(s); 7*5 Perforated Plate; 2,3-blade Props. CONSTRUCTOR JAFOWORKS on Tyres. Early: JAFO on Tyres; *1 M8,52 aluminium. *2 DP 38. *3 Nut square nickel plated steel, Bolt round slotted nickel plated steel with *4 Bolt Head Diameter 5.5.

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Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


The Constructor(2) manual for sets 00-0

The Constructor(2) manual for sets 00-1
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Constructor(2) manual for sets 00-5
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A parts price list for Constructor(2) sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Constructor(2) construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)