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Kitano Construction Sets

Kitano was a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was made in the UK in around 1947.


Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from United Kingdom


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for KITANO

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
after 1947
Material
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
5BA
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
13
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2 (mean)
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
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.3
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.5

Comments
Strips & Brackets, no wheels or axles. Most parts steel but Double Angle Strip aluminium. Holes 3.9-4.4. Parts not unlike LYNX but holes larger.

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A Kitano parts envelope for set 00.

A Kitano manual for set 0.