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Exacto Construction Sets

Exacto was a Meccano-like construction system, but with additional parts. It was made in Argentina from 1959 to 2009. Between 1967 and 1985 the company had an agreement with Meccano Ltd, and during that time they marketed their system as Meccano.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Argentina
Dates
1959 to in production in 2009 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
38
No. of Parts in System
195 (see comment *2)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
*1 Sold as MECCANO 1967-85 with parts marked MECCANO IND. ARGENTINA. *2 In 1965, other parts added since.

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An Exacto Parts List dated 1965.