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Lone Star Construction Sets

Lone Star was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in the UK in around 1955.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Die Casting Machine Tools Ltd., 152 Green Lanes, Palmers Green, London, UK


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for LONE STAR

Maker
 
System Type
Certain UK
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
known in 1955
Material
Steel
Thread
5BA (see comment *1)
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
5BA
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
31
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.3 (see comment *2)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *3)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.5
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.5

Comments
Some parts similar to LYNX. Push-on rubber Road Wheels with CRESCENT ENGLAND around 'tyre' on one side. *1*2 Data need verifying. *3 Hex Nut also shown in manual.

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