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Kinco Engineering Construction Sets
and
Kinco Engineer Construction Sets

These were both very similar simple construction systems. They had wavy narrowish strips which widened around the holes. They were made in the UK - Kinco Engineering from 1920 to 1922 and Kinco Engineer followed on from 1922 to 1924.

Kinco Engineering


Manufacturer / Distributor

British Metal (Kingston) Ltd., 64 Basinghall Street, Kingston on Thames, UK


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for KINCO ENGINEERING

Maker
British Metal
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1920 to 1922
Material
Steel
Thread
(see comment *1)
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
27
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
31.8 (see comment *2)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.8
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Unusual very narrow Strips with holes in 'bosses'. In ads first called KINCO MECHANICAL ENGINEER. *1 Smaller than 5/32". *2 1¼".

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

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There are currently no manuals, leaflets or photos etc. on Kinco Engineering available for downloading. If you can supply any, please get in contact with me.


Kinco Engineer


Manufacturer / Distributor

Kincoiland, Kingston on Thames, UK
Proprietors: British Metal (Kingston) Ltd., 64 Basinghall Street, Kingston on Thames, UK


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for KINCO ENGINEER

Maker
British Metal
System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1922 to 1924
Material
Steel (probably)
Thread
 
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
10 (more than)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (probably)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4 (some significant doubt)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
From G&T. Wavy 'economy' Strips (narrowed between holes. May have also been called KINCO ENGINEERING.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

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The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


There are currently no manuals, leaflets or photos etc. of Kinco Engineer available for downloading. If you can supply any, please get in contact with me.