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Onado

Onado was a Meccano-like construction system. It was produced in the UK in the 1950s and 1960s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for ONADO

Maker
 
System Type
Certain UK
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1950s to 1960s
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W (see comment *1)
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
5/32W (see comment *2)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
34
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.0
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
(see comment *3)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.3

Comments
Early parts unpainted. Later parts, include 27-hole Strips & Plates including triangular, in blue/dull red or possibly green/red. *1*2 Or 4BA in both. *3 Round head also known, same diameter or 6.7.

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


The Onado manual for set 3
Added 14/01/20

The Onado supplementary manual for set 4
Added 14/01/20