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SELMEC Snapshots: 1980s

Part 2 of a photographic look back at nearly 40 years of the club’s history.

SELMEC Snapshots: 1970s

Part 1 of a photographic look back at nearly 40 years of the club’s history.

A Special Meccano Set for Ethiopia

Viv Endecott helps street children learn science by sending them a Meccano outfit.

1970s Meccano Set Videos on YouTube

Brian Leach builds models from each of the 1970s set manuals.

Upon Not Finding a Socket Near Your Table!

Les Chatfield shows how you can convert a drill battery charger to run your models.

Meccano Drill Bit

Michelle O’Brien sources a 4.1mm bit that’s just right for making Meccano holes.

Motor Mayhem

Michelle O’Brien salvages the motors from sewing machines and paper shredders.

Compact Six Speed and Reverse Gearbox

Alan Wenbourne explains his modifications to a gearbox designed by Tony Bolton.

More Meccano Repairs

SELMEC members tell Cathy Warrell about alternative uses they’ve found for Meccano.

Non-Meccano Sprockets

Michelle O’Brien discovers MFA/Como Drills’ range of timing pulleys and belts.