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Yunost Construction Sets

Yunost was a construction system which looked very much like a clone of Meccano. Many of the models were also very similar. It was made in Russia from at least 1979 to the early 1990s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for YUNOST'

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Russia
Dates
known in 1979 to known in early 1990s
Material
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy) (see comment *1)
Thread
M4
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
73
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.2
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.9
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Grey metallic finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.8

Comments
IOHOCTb in MCS. MECCANO copy. MECCANO manual models except Helicopter on cover. *1 Often alloy Strips, Flanged Plate; steel Flexible Plates. But all parts may have been alloy earlier.

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 manuals/leaflets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Yunost manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Yunost construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)