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M.F.C. Construction Sets

M.F.C. construction system contained a combination of Meccano-like and Trix-like parts. This system was made in East Germany in the late 1950s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
as TRIX (inc MCX)
Country
Former East Germany
Dates
known in 1958 (some significant doubt)
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
45
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
11.2
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.5
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.3
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Aluminium (Alloy) with a Aluminium (Alloy) finish
(see comment *1)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.2

Comments
Combination of TRIX-type & MECCANO-type parts. Almost the same as 'M K A' [1] & probably after it. *1 Bolts plain steel..

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An M.F.C. manual for set 2.

Another M.F.C. manual for set 2.