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Young Engineer's Set

Young Engineer's Set was a Meccano-like construction system very similar to Bettafit. It was made in Australia in (probably) the 1940s.


Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from Australia


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for YOUNG ENGINEER'S SET

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Australia
Dates
1940s (some significant doubt)
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
28
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2 (probably)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Parts in manual look generally like BETTAFIT. The hole pitch/diameter is for parts that might be genuine.

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