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F.A.L.T. Construction Sets

F.A.L.T. was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Italy, dates unknown.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for F A L T

Maker
FALT
System Type
MÄRKLIN type
Country
Italy
Dates
known in 1946 (see comment *1) to 1950
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
34
No. of Parts in System
44
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.0
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *2)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
(see comment *3)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.1
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.9(see comment *4)

Comments
*1Post WW2. Sets 0-4 called IL PICCOLO MECCANICO. Parts including a 7 holes long Flanged Sector Plate, & 11 & 17 holes Braced Girders with cross shaped centre cutouts. *2& hex nut and slotted cheesehead bolt. *3Bolts plain steel. *47.1 for slotted cheesehead Bolts.

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A F.A.L.T. manual for sets 0 to 2.