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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 8:56 pm    Post subject: Meccano or not. Reply with quote

With the flat base lineshaft and all the Meccano was two pulleys that I don't recognise. They are not marked and look old. They have subtle differences to the Meccano pulley I used to compare them with. Does anyone know what they are or are from. The green looks totally original as there are no traces of any other colours.













Not very noticeable in the picture but the Meccano pulley is a smaller diameter.

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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2017 9:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have checked and the screws cannot be swapped over, they slightly different in size. The Meccano one is bigger.
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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2017 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would say they are from an Erector set. Google them, they do look very similar, even having dome head grub screws.
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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2017 9:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

James wrote:
I would say they are from an Erector set. Google them, they do look very similar, even having dome head grub screws.


You could be right James, as they do not say Meccano on them I think I will use them temporarily on my Mamod flat-base lineshaft.
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PostPosted: Sun May 07, 2017 5:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

These look similar, maybe even a green one in the large grouping:

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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 7:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am pretty certain they are from an Erector set, thanks for your help.
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