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Hollywood U-Build-It Construction Sets

Hollywood U-Build-It is a simple Meccano-like construction system. An identifying feature are the two small holes in the strips between the normal holes. It was made in the USA from (possibly) the 1930s to the late 1940s.


Manufacturer / Distributor

F.K. Haas, Hollywood, California


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for HOLLYWOOD U-BUILD-IT

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
USA
Dates
after World War Two (see comment *1)
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
6-32 (probably)
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
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Diametrical Pitch of Gears
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No. of Parts in System
12
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
11.1 (see comment *2)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.8
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
6.4
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
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Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Strips have two 1/8" holes across the strip between each pair of main holes. *1 1930s also mentioned. *2 Exactly 7/16"; & multiples. See also CONSTRUCTO [6].

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