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Yunyi Umlets (Юный умелец)

Yunyi Umlets (Young Craftsman) is a construction system similar to Merkur. It was made in Russia by the Leningrad Engineering Association Karl Marx. Volcano Plant (Ленинградское машиностроительное объединение им. Карла Маркса. Завод ВУЛКАН.).


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for YUNYI UMELETS

Maker
 
System Type
MERKUR type
Country
Russia
Dates
known in 1982
Material
 
Thread
M3
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
(see comment *1)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
47 (see comment *2)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.1 (see comment *3)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3 (see comment *4)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
MCS YMEAEU. *1 May not be as N&B. *2 May be +14 not illustrated in MCS. *3*4 MCS, but the drawings of the parts look exactly like MERKUR.

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


A Yunyi Umelets manual for the Kids set 0

Photos of a Yunyi Umelets Kids set 0.

A Yunyi Umelets manual for the Young Craftsman set 1 dated 1973

Photos of a Yunyi Umelets Young Craftsman set 1.

A Yunyi Umelets manual for the Young Craftsman set 2 dated 1979

Photos of a Yunyi Umelets Young Craftsman set 2.

Photos of a Yunyi Umelets Young Craftsman set 3.

Photo showing two different logos on the set boxes
Young Craftsman