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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.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MAC ET NICK
Hole pitch >12.7mm
late 1940 (see comment *1) to 1960 (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.
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 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
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