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Maly Inzynier Construction Sets

Maly Inzynier was a Meccano-like construction system with many special parts to make a tower crane. It was made in Poland - probably in the late 1950s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Poland
Dates
known in 1959 to in production in 1970 and continuing (some significant doubt)
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
33
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3 (mean)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.2 (mean)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
(see comment *2)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.3
Bolt diameter (mm)
7.1(mean)

Comments
Parts very like MECCANO. Sets may have nickeled or painted parts. This system exported as LITTLE ENGINEER. *1 12.5 in some parts. *2 Double V scewdriver slot in head.

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


A Maly Inzynier manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Maly Inzynier construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)