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Airline Scissor Lift Catering Truck
(Code: MP194)
9.90
20 page instruction booklet for this model based on a real vehicle. Scaled at 1:10 scale the model is powered by a Meccano PDU motor and has a clutch, 2-speed and reverse gearbox, differential, correctly-geared steering, four screw jacks and a simulated hydraulic scissors mechanism to raise the van body well above cab height. Two opening doors and a transparent roof panel enhance the bodywork. The chassis has the correct wheel size, wheelbase and overhangs, and the scale-size body has a fixed bridge platform serviced by a sliding door. Includes colour photographs and parts list, plus a separately-stapled 12-page booklet of diagrams. Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Car and Caravan
(Code: MP216)
15.90
A finely-detailed and realistic model set of an open-top car and caravan of the 1950's, which uses the set 10 model 10.29 as a starting point. Radical enhancements to the car include rear seats, a 3-speed and reverse gearbox, rear differential, working clutch and brake pedals and drive by PDU motor. The caravan is redesigned from scratch with folding stabilizer legs and a fully-fitted interior consisting of kitchenette, bed, seats, table and a partitioned-off lavatory with even with such details as curtains, taps, sink waste, cooker knobs and burners, bedside light and toilet roll holder. The plan, in two volumes, includes text and over 150 photographs and original Special Model Leaflet No. 29. Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Coles Hydra 10T Lorry-Mounted Crane
(Code: MP204)
14.40
This model building plan describes a model which can be built with a Meccano Set 10 It has 24 pages including colour photographs and parts list, plus a separately-stapled 16-page booklet of diagrams. A realistic 1:10 scale model with lever-operated boom hoisting, slewing, derricking and telescoping powered by a Meccano PDU motor and cable-and-pulley simulated hydraulics, and also has working steering, suspension and hand-operated jacks. To keep within the Set 10 limits, the road wheels are unpowered, but with some additional parts, a clutch, gearbox and differential can easily be incorporated. Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Demountable Body Tipper Lorry
(Code: MP195)
9.90
Booklet of instructions for a model, based on the Renault Midliner with an Edbro demountable body, powered by a Meccano Powerdrive motor protected by an adjustable friction clutch, with a two-speed and reverse gearbox driving an all-pinion differential. The steering is correctly geared and operated with string, while both axles have leaf spring suspension. The hydraulic tipping and sliding mechanism used to tip or unload the body are driven from the motor using cord and screwed rod. The internal gearbox attached to the motor is set at a ratio of 6:1 and operates well on only a 7.2v battery pack. The detachable body has a hinged tailboard that will either drop down for ground level loading or swing upwards for tipping the load. To tip the body, the cord operated twin rams are used and to demount the body, it is moved rearwards first by a screwed rod. 16 pages including colour photographs and parts list, plus a separately-stapled 12-page booklet of diagrams. Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Early 20th Century Tram Car
(Code: MP219)
8.90
Instructions for the construction of a classical model of the earliest type of electric trams used in UK towns and cities. Incorporates details like curved stairways and handrails, inside and outside seats, boarding steps, trolly pole, hinged gates and dummy lights and control levers with a working brake lever and wheel brake Driven by a Power Drive Motor With text and 12 pages of colour and B&W photographs. Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Five Car Transporter
(Code: MP187)
9.60
These 25 page instructions with description, diagrams and pictures describe the construction of a tenth-scale model, 44" long, using only parts in a 1970's Set 10. Powered by a Powerdrive motor and adjustable friction clutch. It has a 2-speed and reverse gearbox, an all-pinion differential and a powered winch, correctly-geared steering, leaf-spring suspension on both axles and portable load ramps, carried on board. The top deck is raised by a chain-operated simulated hydraulic ram. Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Foden Steam Wagon
(Code: MP191)
10.50
Instructions for the construction of a Foden Steam Wagon. The detail and realism in the model, built almost entirely from standard parts, is exquisite. Powered by a concealed MO motor, it features working valve gear, chain drive and steering, articulated suspension, differential and a powered winch and tipping gear. The plan contains photographs, parts list and background information. The constructional details, illustrated throughout with IsoMec drawings, are very clear and easy to follow. Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Heavy Recovery Vehicle
(Code: MP209)
14.20
A modelplan describing the construction of this realistic 1:10 scale model has a working clutch, two-speed and reverse gearbox and pinion-type differential. Powered by a Meccano PDU motor and cable-and-pulley simulated hydraulics, the tag axle can be raised or lowered as can the "jib" and the under lift, which can also extend and retract. A recovery winch is mounted on the jib. 24 pages including colour photographs and parts list, plus a separately-stapled 12-page booklet of diagrams. Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Log and Long Load Transporter
(Code: MP208)
5.90
This instruction leaflet details the construction of the trailer only. The model features suspension,simulated air-brakes, running lights and a telescopic draw-bar to attach it to a tractor unit. Like the original it can either be run laden, carrying long loads like timber, beams, girders etc. or empty, mounted on the tractor unit. An all colour plan, designed, described and illustrated in VirtualMec with additional colour photographs, including prototype history and information. Suitable for any 1/10th Scale Truck Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Morgan 3-Wheeler
(Code: MP207)
9.40
This model building plan describes the construction of a model with a wealth of accurate detail and includes working suspension, gearbox, clutch, rack-and-pinion steering and chain drive to the rear wheel, and is powered by a standard Meccano Power Drive Motor (no longer in production) The plan includes prototype history and information, IsoMec diagrams and colour photographs Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.
Van-mounted Access Platform   (Cherry Picker)
(Code: MP199)
9.90
Detail building iInstructions for this model which is based on a real vehicle. This 1:10 scale model is powered by a Meccano PDU motor and has a clutch, suspension, gear lever, 2-speed and reverse gearbox, correctly-geared steering, a self-levelling, slewing man-basket hoist operated by cable-and-pulley simulated hydraulics, and power-operated stabilisers. The van body conveniently slides off the chassis to provide access to the mechanisms. 20 pages including colour photographs and parts list, plus a separately-stapled 12-page booklet of diagrams. This model can be constructed with the contents of a Set 10