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Metalcraft(2) Construction Sets

Metalcraft(2) was a Meccano-like construction system. It appears to be the same as Pioneer except that there are no angle girders. It was made in the UK, in the late 1950s


Manufacturer / Distributor

Probably: Cascelloid Ltd., Leicester, UK or a subsidiary


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for METALCRAFT [2]

Maker
 
System Type
Certain UK
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
known in 1957
Material
Steel
Thread
4BA
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
4BA
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
20
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.9
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.7 (see comment *1)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.3(mean)

Comments
As PIONEER.except no Angle Girder. *1 Under paint.

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