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The Engineer was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Canada in (probably) the 1940s.
Manufacturer / Distributor
The Engineer, 136 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Canada
(Address for competition entries)
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for THE ENGINEER
Meccano principle but sig. differences
early 1940s (some significant doubt) to 1940s (some significant doubt)
6-32 (see comment *1)
43 (more than)
12.7 (see comment *2)
5.0 (see comment *3)
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *4)
Steel with a Dull plated finish
(see comment *5)
7.9(see comment *6)
6.2(see comment *7)
Strips with raised edges; special pressed parts. *1 8-32 N&B also possible. *2 12.63-12.73. Also Strips with centre hole about 17.6mm from adjacent holes. *3 4.7-5.3. *4*5*6*7 For 8-32: square nut and slotted mushroom head bolt Nickel plated steel 9.7 8.3.
The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here
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