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Haynes Construction Sets

Haynes Publishers market a range of metal construction sets under their own brand name. They have parts to similar to both Meccano and Eitech Construction and are classified as Polylong(1) type set. They were manufactured in China possibly by Polylong or a successor.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for POLYLONG [1]

Maker
 
System Type
as CONSTRUCTION
Country
China
Dates
2003 to in production in 2018 and continuing
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
push fit
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
25 (see comment *1)
No. of Parts in System
50 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: pan (crosshead)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Bright Zinc plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.5(see comment *3)

Comments
Various Sets (see separate list) from Polylong & other makers. Most parts as CONSTRUCTION [1] but some others. *1 Mod.1 & finer for Motor/Gear Unit.. *2 Square holes in some RCEE sets, see TRONICO [a]. *3 6.1 & 7.4 also reported.

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


Photos of the Haynes Apache Helicopter set
(Added 03/07/20)

Photos of the Haynes Battle Tank set
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Photos of the Haynes Digger set
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Photos of the Haynes Dump Truck set
(Added 03/07/20)

Photos of the Excavator Truck set
(Added 03/07/20)

Photos of the Motorbike set
(Added 03/07/20)

Photos of the Spitfire set
(Added 03/07/20)

Photos of the Sports Car set
(Added 03/07/20)

Photos of the Steam Train set
(Added 03/07/20)

Photos of the Tractor set
(Added 03/07/20)