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Mechanix (2) by Zephyr Construction Sets

Mechanix by Zephyr metal construction sets were similar to Meccano. They were made in India presumably by a company called Zephyr. This set is thought to date from the 1990s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
MECCANO & MÄRKLIN features
Country
India
Dates
1994 to in production in 2016 and continuing
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
single-tapped (see comment *1)
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
75
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.3 (see comment *2)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.9
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *3)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Iridescent finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.0(see comment *4)
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.9(see comment *5)

Comments
Well finished BRAL-like parts with white Strip(s), red & blue Plate(s). Plastic Plys, Bush Wheel including bosses. Lids with 1 or more models under name along top. *1*2Later bosses Nickel plated steel, double tapped, 4.1 bore. *3*4*5Later: Bolts cheese head 6.3 & 5.8 diameter; Nuts 7.2 & 7.4 Across flats.

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/instructions which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


The Mechanix instruction manual for the Junior (Jn) set.