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Funstruction Construction System

Funstruction was a simple construction system which used Merkur parts. It was sold in Radio Shack stores in the USA in around 1979.

This system was similar to Build-O and Constructo which were similar repackaged Merkur sets imported into Canada


Manufacturer / Distributor

Merkur, Czechoslovakia
Sold and distributed in the USA by Radio Shack, Tandy Corporation, Fort Worth, Texas, USA


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for FUNSTRUCTION

Maker
Merkur
System Type
MERKUR type
Country
USA
Dates
1979
Material
Steel
Thread
M3.5
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M3;M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
30
No. of Parts in System
46
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.8
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.7
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Bright Zinc plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
5.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.0

Comments
MERKUR parts apart from motor.

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