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Structo Auto-Builder Construction Sets

Structo Auto-Builder were construction sets by Structo to make cars, similar to Meccano Car Constructor. It was made in America from 1917 to 1925.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Road vehicles
Country
USA
Dates
1917 (see comment *1) to 1925 (see comment *2)
Material
Steel
Thread
8-32 (see comment *3)
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
6-32
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
43 (see comment *4)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (see comment *5)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3 (see comment *6)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.3
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Kits for 1 vehicle each with some parts common. Data for #8. *1 From 12/17 Structo ad. Also sold about then under a different name. *2 But '27 ad in G&T. *3 In Steering Arms. *4 In #12. *5*6 Often.

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

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


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


A Structo Auto-Builder manual for set 10
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Structo Auto-Builder manual for set 12
(Scans from Urs Flammer)