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Technical Trainer Construction Sets

Technical Trainer used rods held by couplings. It was made in the USA and known in 1946.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Tucker Toys Amsterdam Ave., New York, USA
Later- Farmingdale Aircraftsmen Mfg. Corp., Farmindale, New York, USA

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TECHNICAL TRAINER

System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
known in 1946
Aluminium (Alloy)
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
6.4 (approximately)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
6.3 (see comment *1)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: hexagonal (slotted)
(see comment *2)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Dull plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
11.1()(see comment *3)
Bolt diameter (mm)
11.1()(see comment *4)

Set aluminium seen; 'B' only in ad. ¼" Rods with threaded ends joined by Couplings. Large Bases. *1 Sample Wheel goes over thread but not smooth part of Rod. *2 Also acorn Nuts? *3*4 7/16" nominal.

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A Technical Trainer leaflet
(Added 30/01/2019)

A Technical Trainer leaflet
(Added 30/01/2019)

Various photos of the Technical Trainer construction system
(Added 30/01/2019)