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Pajtás Construction Sets

Pajtás was a simple Meccano like construction system. It was made in Hungary in around 1962.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm
Country
Hungary
Dates
known in 1966 (some significant doubt)
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
26 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
13.0 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *2)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
(see comment *3)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.8
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.7(see comment *4)

Comments
Lid has a boy & girl playing with 3 models. Some parts in common with the Electrical Set. *1 but 12.8 in 5x11h Flanged Plate. *2*3*4 Bolts slotted cheesehead plain steel 6.2 also possible.

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

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


The Pajtás manual
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)