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Mac et Nick Construction Sets
Mac et Nick was a construction system which used eyelet rivets as well as nuts and bolts to make joints. It was produced in France from the late 1940s to the 1960s.
Manufacturer / Distributor
Unknown, offices in Paris and factory in Muzy (Eure-et-Loir). Both in France
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MAC ET NICK (Ref:MNK)
Hole pitch >12.7mm
late 1940s (see comment *1) to 1960s (see comment *2)
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy)
3x.6 (see comment *3)
100 (more than)
4.2 (see comment *4)
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *5)
Steel with a Steel finish
(see comment *6)
6.0(see comment *7)
5.8(see comment *8)
Flexible steel Strips 15.6 wide; most parts aluminium. Assembled with Eyelets & some N&B. *1' 47-'70 reported. Also reported: *2 1/8" W; *3 & 9 in some flanges. *4*5*6*7 Also dull plated steel Nuts; Bolts: slotted cheesehead plain steel 5.0, Diameter dull plated brass 5.6.
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Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
A leaflet for Mac et Nick construction sets showing how to make the rivetted joints
A booklet for Mac et Nick construction sets showing all the parts and how to make joints