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Meko Construction Sets

Meko appears to be a Stabil-like construction system. It was probably made in Germany, probably pre-war.

Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from Germany

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MEKO (Ref:MEKO)

System Type
STABIL type (probably)
Germany (some significant doubt)
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
5.1 (see comment *1)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
9(see comment *2)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Data from Set 1, the only size seen. Lid has a Crane manual model. Structures made with the M4 N&B but M5 Screwed Rods used an axles with Pulleys, Nuts etc to suit. *1 4.3 for a wooden 50mm Pulley. *2 7 for the M4 Nut.

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A Meko manual.
(Added 07/03/2021)

A Meko parts list from inside the box lid.
(Added 07/03/2021)

Photos of a Meko set.
(Added 07/03/2021)

Photos showing the dimensions of some Meko parts.
(Added 11/03/2021)