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Kitano Construction Sets

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


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

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.

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

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


A Kitano parts envelope for set 00.

A Kitano manual for set 0.