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Der Junge Konstrukteur Construction Sets

Der Junge Konstrukteur was a Meccano-like Construction system with many special parts. It was produced in East Germany by HW from 1955 to 1972.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
Hans Wünsch
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Former East Germany
Dates
1956 to circa 1972
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
25 (see comment *1)
No. of Parts in System
80
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.5
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Black metallic finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.0(mean)
Bolt diameter (mm)
7.2

Comments
Mixed selection of black parts including T-shaped Trunnions. *1 Probable, for plastic Gears (in Gears set). Also coarser plastic Worm/Wheel, & coarse 8t Pinion meshing with slots in 63mm diameter Pulley's face.

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.


A Der Junge Konstrukteur manual for sets 3 and 33
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Another Der Junge Konstrukteur manual for sets 3 and 33
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Der Junge Konstrukteur manual for set 66
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Der Junge Konstrukteur manual for the Gears set
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Der Junge Konstrukteur manual showing agricultural models
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A set contents leaflet for Der Junge Konstrukteur sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Mechanical Theory booklet for Der Junge Konstrukteur sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Der Junge Konstrukteur construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)