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Mek-Struct Construction Sets

Mek-Struct metal construction sets were similar to Meccano. They were made by Artin. The parts can easily be identified by shoulders at the ends of strips and plates.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Hong Kong
Dates
1994 to circa 1997
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
62
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2 (mean)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1 (see comment *1)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: tapered cheese (crosshead)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Bright Zinc plated finish
(see comment *2)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.0(mean)
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.6

Comments
Strips and most Plates have cut back ends/corners. Spanner stamped ARTIN. *1 4.2 also reported. *2 Nickel Nuts.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


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


The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 147.

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 169.

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 210.

The Mek-Struct instruction manual for set 300.