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Metall Bau Kasten(7)(HO) Construction Sets

Metall Bau Kasten(7)(HO) was a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was thought to be produced in East Germany.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Former East Germany (some significant doubt)
Dates
in production in World War Two and continuing (some significant doubt)
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M4
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
11 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.5
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
(Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Large (like MÄRKLIN)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
The lid has a Crane above a barge's deck. The Crane's load is a diamond shaped 'HO' logo (or is it 'H0'?). Name is 3 words at top right. aluminium simple system with silvery looking parts, Strips up to 8 holes long & a Wheel Disc.

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


A model sheet for Metall Bau Kasten(7)(HO) sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Metall Bau Kasten(7)(HO) construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)