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FIRST CHOICE FOR MECCANO MODEL BUILDERS

Road Vehicles

1920's Steam Wagon (Set 10 model)
(Code: MP162)
£ 9.00
These instructions describe the construction of a model based very loosely on photographs of Allchin steam wagons of around 1915 to 1922. This is a model driven by a concealed electric motor and is designed to be built with the contents of a Meccano number 10 set.

This leaflet consist of 12 pages of construction description, colour photographs and parts list. The builder will have to have experience of interpreting pictures as the instructions are an overall building guide for each part of the model.


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.
Aero Morgan (Set 10 Model)
(Code: MP224)
£ 12.30
Instructions for a highly detailed model of a 1934 Aero Morgan 3-wheeled car, which can be built with little more than the contents a Set 10 plus a PDU motor.

As well as the V-Twin engine with working rocking tappets and valve gear, the model has a clutch and 3 speed and reverse gearbox, prototypical chain drive to the rear wheel, Sliding Pillar front suspension, steering, detailed interior and body and chassis constructed in the exact prototypical way.

With text, VirtualMEC drawings, 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.
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.
Articulated Lorry (a Set 10 model)
(Code: MP99)
£ 12.00
These instructions describe the construction of this large representation of  a 40 Tonne Curtain Sided lorry. It is scaled at approximately 1:10 giving an overall length of about 64 inches. It is powered by two Meccano 6-ratio Power Drive motors.

28 pages of text, b/w photographs and parts list. The builder should have experience of building from written instructions and interpreting 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.
Boris's Bus (Set9)
(Code: MP239)
£ 8.60
With (unusually) a current prototype as its subject, this model is considered to be the best and most life-like Set 9 model ever.

 

Named after the Mayor of London who commissioned a new Routemaster which combined the popular open, hop-on hop-off rear platform and stairs of a traditional double-decker bus with the cab, front and side doors and front stairs of a modern bus, with stylish diagonal windows at the back and side, an upstairs front corner branch deflector and distinctive front styling.

 

The model has working steering and suspension, and unlike set bus models has filled-in lower and upper decks with handrails, seat backs and stairs, and a complete driver's cab, seat and binnacle.

 

With text and 13 pages of 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.

 

Burrell Crane Engine & Wagon (requires Model Plan 100)
(Code: MP100a)
£ 10.00
These instructions describe the additional construction and modification to Model Plan 100 to add a crane to a Burrell Showman's Engine, plus a Traction Wagon for the vehicle to pull.

16 pages of text, colour photographs and parts list. The builder should have experience of building from written instructions and interpreting photographs.

NB: This requires Model Plan 100 Burrell Showman's Engine instructions to build the whole model as illustrated.

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.
Burrell Showman's Engine (A Set 10 model)
(Code: MP100)
£ 12.00
These instructions describe the construction and of this iconic Showman's Engine modelled to 1" to 1ft, based on the contents of the largest Meccano Set (10). The model features two dynamos, working Pole Crane, choice of three road speeds and working brakes. Powered by a Meccano 6-ratio Power Drive motor.
 
20 pages of text, colour photographs and parts list. The builder should have experience of building from written instructions and interpreting 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.
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.
Chemical Fire Engine
(Code: MCS02)
£ 4.95
These instructions describe the construction of a vehicle commonly used up to the First World War. Chemical Fire Engines were cheaper an lighter than Steam Fire Engines so could respond quickly to small fires.

The prototype for this model was built in 1909 by the Seagrave Wagon Co. of Columbus, Ohio.

12
pages including text, b/w photographs and parts list.

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.
Converted Coach Mobile Home
(Code: MP242)
£ 13.90

These instructions describe the building of a finely-detailed model an early-1950's "Observation Coach" converted into a luxurious mobile home.

 

The chassis has a 3-speed and reverse gearbox, clutch, differential, working steering, clutch and brake pedals, leaf-spring suspension and a rear engine compartment with working pulleys and fan, all driven by a PDU motor.

 

The interior is packed with interesting details including skylights, hinged and sliding doors, seats, a folding table, fully-fitted kitchenette, shower and lavatory, cupboards and  stairs to the bedroom in the upper floor.  It even has a TV, taps, sink waste, cooker knobs and burners, bedside light and toilet roll holder.

 

There are two booklets with a combined total of 52 pages of text description, colour and b&w photographs and a parts list. 

 

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.

 

 

 

Daimler Fleetline Bus
(Code: MP63)
£ 9.99
These detailed instructions describe the construction of this bus which was introduced by Daimler in the 1960's. Built to a scale of 1-14 inches to a foot it features a rear engine, three speed automatic gearbox, power steering and powered doors.

Note this uses some non-Meccano parts and some modified parts.

48 pages including text, diagrams and parts list.

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.
Double Fairlie Locomotive "Taliesin"
(Code: MP164)
£ 7.40
These instructions describe the construction of a model based on a Double Fairlie locomotive from the Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge railway. The model is designed for two-rail running, with the use of Electrikit parts, on a track constructed from Meccano, or an alternative method of the modeller's choice.

This 20 page consists of a series of IsoMec drawings, photographs and a parts list.


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.
E/1 Tram
(Code: MP111a)
£ 12.00
These instructions describe the construction of this model which is designed to run on Marklin (or similar) Gauge 1 two-rail track. It is powered by two Meccano 3-6v motors, one for each truck.

 20
pages of text, three dimensional assembly drawings, b/w photographs and parts list. Also included is a sheet of adverts, destinations, etc to finish the livery of the model

   
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.
F.W.D "H" Type Citroen Van
(Code: MP115)
£ 13.60
These instructions describe the construction of this iconic French vehicle. The model follows the prototype with a monocoque bodyshell construction as well as full suspension, rack and pinion steering and front wheel drive.

 
 20
pages of text and colour photographs. There is no parts list so the builder will require to have a suitable collection of parts.

   
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.
Glasgow Coronation Mk1 Tram Car
(Code: MP67)
£ 9.99
These detailed instructions describe the construction of this 1 inch-to-a-foot scale model. As the prototype this has axle-hung traction motors, working Fischer bow collector and reversing seats.

  4
8 pages of text, b/w photographs, diagrams and parts list.

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.
Hindle Smart Electric Articulated Lorry (Set 10 model)
(Code: MP183)
£ 9.00
These instructions describe the construction of a lorry designed in the 1950's for use where Diesel fumes were unacceptable, many of these small vehicles were used by British Railways to deliver goods in narrow city streets.

 

At 1:9 scale, and built from the contents of a Meccano Set 10, the model features automatic coupling, one-lever uncoupling, prototypical forward and reverse from the motor, and an all-pinion differential.  The piggyback trailer has drop-down sides and removable hinged tailboard.  An extra trailer has a conventional drop-down undercarriage.  Both trailers are fitted with a parking brake.  Uses one Meccano Powerdrive motor.

14 page instruction leaflet with construction description, close-up colour photographs and parts list accompanied by a separate 8 page leaflet of detail drawings

 


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.

Hydraulic Platform Fire Engine (Set 10+ model)
(Code: MP150)
£ 14.40
These instructions describe the construction of a model which can be built from a the largest standard Meccano Set (No.10) with very few additions.

Based on the 1967 ERF Simon Snorkel hydraulic platform and built to approximately 1/10 scale.

The cage will rise to a height of more than six feet, through a 150° arc, and rotate through 180°.

          
There is a 20 page instruction booklet with text and colour pictures plus a further 16 pages 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.

Kenworth W-900 Tractor
(Code: MCS11)
£ 7.50
These instructions describe the construction of an model of this archetypal tractor unit for hauling heavy loads. The model captures the look and has the features associated with the prototype, with mechanical and constructional details following the original as close as possible.

20
pages including text, b/w photographs and parts list. Some non standard parts are used (two sizes of washer, 3/16" steel balls, a narrow face 38T gear, 1/2" flanged wheels and rubber tubing)

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 TruckPlease 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.
London E1 Tram
(Code: MP111)
£ 28.80
These comprehensive instructions describe the construction of this very large model which replicates the features of the real thing. It is powered by a two Meccano E15R motors, one on each truck.

 
 44
pages of text, colour photographs and parts list. The builder will need to have a large collection of parts, especially strips and plates.

   
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.
London General "NS" Bus
(Code: MP103)
£ 26.40
These comprehensive instructions describe the construction of this large model. The model features a full working chassis powered by a Meccano E15R/E20R motor.
 
44 pages of text, colour step-by-step photographs and parts list.

 
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.
London Transport "TD" Single Deck Bus
(Code: MP86)
£ 5.20
These instructions describe the construction of a model which is scaled to 1:16.
 
The model is self contained having a power pack of HP11 (or equivalent) supplying a Meccano 6-speed Power Drive motor driving a friction clutch, 3-speed and reverse gearbox and differential, also working steering and suspension.

16
pages of text, b/w photographs, diagrammatic illustrations and parts list.

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.
London Trolleybus
(Code: MP132)
£ 12.40
These instructions describe the construction of a much loved vehicle type now missing from our roads,  

The 20 page instructions of text,  twenty-one black & white photographs and twenty-one Meccaid isometric drawings cover the construction of the Chassis/Lower Deck Floor; Tandem Back Axles & Springs, and Transmission Gears; Steering Column & Linkage; Lower Deck Front and Rear Bulkheads; Lower Deck Body Sides; Drivers Cab Door, Cab Sides, Cab Front; and Front Mudguards; Cab Fascia Panel, and Driver's Seat; Lower Deck Seats; Upper Deck FIoor; Rear Platform, Luggage Compartment Floor, Stair Side Panel, Stairs and Rear Platform Panel; Upper Deck Sides, Upper Deck Front and Upper Deck Back; Stair Top Partition, and Upper Deck Seats; Roof Mounting for Trolley Base and Trolley Poles.

Also included are details of the prototype and a comprehensive Parts List.
     
       

 
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.

Midland Red S15 Single Deck Bus
(Code: MP83)
£ 5.20
These instructions describe the construction of a model which is scaled to 1:10.
 
The model replicates the real thing with three-speed and reverse gearbox, differential, working brakes, suspension, interior, etc. It is powered by a 6-speed Meccano Powerdrive Motor.

24
pages of text, b/w photographs, diagrammatic illustrations and parts list.

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.
Motor Car Chassis
(Code: MP84)
£ 8.80
These highly detailed instructions describe the construction of a model which replicates the real thing with three-speed and reverse gearbox, differential, working clutch, brakes, suspension, etc. It is powered by a Meccano 3-6v Motor.

42
pages of text, diagrammatic Isomec illustrations and parts list.

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.
Open-Top Double Decker Bus
(Code: MP244)
£ 9.40
Instructions only to build this model which has a compact 3-speed and reverse gear box, gear selector lever, working clutch and brake foot pedals, front wheel steering and rear wheels powered by a PDU motor, the model includes realistic details such as a fully furnished interior with passenger seats upstairs and down, driver’s seat, a curved stairway at the rear, handrails, destination and route number boxes, licence plates, headlights and wing mirrors and radiator grill designed with strips.            

 

Detailed instructions with colour and black and white photographs.  

 

Please note 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.

 

 

 

 

 

Optare Solo Midibus (Set 10 model)
(Code: MP167)
£ 11.95
These instructions describe the construction of a model of an up-to-date single-deck midibus of unitary construction - no chassis.  The engine is below the rear floor but the main floor is flat and low to allow wheelchairs to be carried.
 

The model can be made from a Meccano 10 set and PDU or Decaperm-sized motor.  With two-speed and reverse gearbox, suspension (front half springs and dummy rear air bags) and steering.  The full interior contains the correct 21+3 tip-up seats and a complete floor.  The flush-fitting twin leaf doors open, close and lock from the driver's position.  Varying the strip and plate colours produces a wide range of liveries

This leaflet consist of 20 pages of construction description, colour photographs and parts list, with a separate 12 page leaflet of construction 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.

 

 

Skip Lorry (a Set 10 model)
(Code: MP107)
£ 12.00
These instructions describe the construction of this model using the contents of the largest Meccano Set (10) with the addition of a Meccano 6-ratio Power Drive motor. With gearbox, clutch, steering, tilting cab, lifting arms, etc this model replicates the actions of the real thing.
 
16 pages of text, colour photographs and parts list. The builder will need to have experience of building from descriptive text and basic 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.
Sliding Bed Car Recovery Truck (Set10 model)
(Code: MP159)
£ 14.00
These instructions describe the construction of a 1/10 scale version of a 2001 Ford IVECO truck with a Champion y/i ton slide bed, built as near as Meccano and the restrictions of a Meccano Set10 allow, the only extra being an electric motor. A two speed and reverse gear box is fitted, driving a strong pinion type differential. A power take-off supplies the sliding platform, the tilt and locking mechanism and the loading winch. The sliding platform stops automatically at each end of its travel. The IVECO crew cab is Meccano friendly, being    much    'squarer'   than    its contemporaries. Instructions for a simple van "load" are included, using some of the parts remaining in the set.

A 20 page booklet of instructions and close-up colour photographs is accompanied by a second 12 page booklet of drawings and parts list.

              
             
                      
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.

 

Tower Wagon & Breakdown Tender
(Code: MP122)
£ 24.00
These instructions describe the construction of this model based loosely on the Karrier breakdown trucks that were used by London County Council to tow broken down trams. After the LCC tramway became part of London transport in 1933 a tower was added for the repair of trolleybus overhead. The appearance of the model is similar to the Karrier truck, but as no mechanical information was available the actual working of the truck is not based on any real vehicle.

The instructions are profusely illustrated with no less than 48 carefully positioned colour photographs. Sections deal with the assembly of the chassis, construction of the differential and rear axle, front axles and steering, engine, mounting the engine, radiator and dash board, gearbox and auxiliary gearbox, seat and cab floor, drivers cab and doors, cab roof and platform, remaining body details, and the breakdown crane. The 24 page booklet includes a comprehensive parts list

 
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.
Trucks with Prefabricated Cabs
(Code: MP232)
£ 17.60

Instructions describing twelve small but very detailed, non-motorised models using the Meccano prefabricated cab from the 1970s UK Highway and Army Multikits (available from us, code: MCAB.

Choices included:

* Delivery Van * Oil Tanker * Passenger Boarding Stairs Truck * Tipper (or Dumper) Truck * Refuse "Bin" Truck * Advertising Truck * Car Transporter Truck * Ambulance * Crane Truck   * Livestock Truck  * Breakdown Recovery Truck * Articulated Truck (with 3 trailers) 
 
Set of 3 booklets, 104 pages total, with text and  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.

UCC "Feltham" Class Tramcar (Set 9 Model)
(Code: MP230)
£ 6.40

Instructions describing the building of a Tramcar In service between 1931 and 1959. The huge, 40' long prototype had an unusual raised cab, two pickup arms, a multiplicity of windows and other interesting features, and lends itself perfectly to building at 1:16 scale, and (just, including a length of track) within the limits of  a 1950's No. 9 Set.

The model includes front and rear    2-leaf doors and the   interior has complete upper and lower floors with dual stairwells.

Built and described as separate subconstructions which are brought together in the final assembly.
 
With text and 7 pages of 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
Vereran 1910 Lacre Van
(Code: MP108)
£ 14.40
These instructions describe the construction of this model of a vehicle by manufacturer well known before WW1. With gearbox, clutch, steering, suspension, etc this model replicates the actions of the real thing.
 
  24 pages of text, colour photographs and parts list.

   
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.
Veteran Rolls Royce
(Code: MP121)
£ 19.95
These instructions describe the construction of this Rolls Royce car that was built between 1905 and the introduction of the Silver Ghost. The model is designed to be primarily a working model that would sound quite realistic when running with its solenoid engine.Instructions cover chassis assembly, front & rear axles, two stroke (solenoid) engine, gearbox, and body, illustrated with 27 coloured photographs. A comprehensive parts list is included.
 
16 pages of text, colour photographs and parts list.
   
 

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.

Walking Truck
(Code: MP91)
£ 6.40
These instructions describe the construction of this unusual vehicle designed as part of the US Lunar exploration research of the 1950's as at time it was thought there was a deep layer of dust on the Moon so such a vehicle would be necessary. A prototype was made and it is speculated that this, in modified form, was tested by the US Army.

16
pages of text, b/w pictures drawings and parts list.

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.