Canadian MeccaNotes Archive

The Canadian MeccaNotes (ISSN 1207-2249) newsletter is published 3 times per year (March, July and November) by the Canadian Modeling Association for Meccano & Allied Systems (CMAMAS).

Written and produced by Meccano enthusiasts for Meccano enthusiasts.

This newsletter contains Meccano news, particularly North American news. Starting with the September 2003 issue, this publication is now printed in full colour. All members of CMAMAS receive this publication – see the Membership Application.

Please see below for the Canadian MeccaNotes Article Index for the contents of each issue and an illustration of the front cover.

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2019-11-cmn

Issue #93 Canadian MeccaNotes November 2019
1 The Meccano Limousine
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Passing of Emile Amirault
5 Sales & Marketing Report
6 Yves Ste-Marie Biography
7 Lou Boselli Stories
8 The Meccano Limousine in Nickel
11 Delta Wing Jet Aeroplane – Meccano Model 5.13
12 Arduino Remote Controlled WALL-E
20 SkegEx 2019 – A Brief Report
23 Simcoe County Museum “Last Blast”
24 Canadian Toy Collectors Society
25 Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – May 25-26, 2019
26 Peddler
27 CMAMAS at Milton Steam Era 2019

2019-07-cmn

Issue #92 Canadian MeccaNotes July 2019
1 Dorval Meccano Exhibition 2019
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Sales & Marketing Report
6 Rail-o-Rama 2019
8 Model Train and Meccano show in Dorval, Quebec
10 A Meccano Clock with a Synchronous Motor
13 Allied Systems Series – Erector Type I
16 The Racers
27 Peddler
28 Dorval Meccano Exhibition 2019

2019-03-cmn

Issue #91 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2019
1 Old Paris Bus
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Marion 6360 Stripping Shovel
6 CMAMAS Meccanoman of the Year 2018
7 Case Quadtrac 620 Tractor
19 Old Paris Bus
22 2019 Show Calendar
23 GMM-56 Rack & Pinion Locomotive
27 Meccano Treasure
28 Marion 6360 Stripping Shovel

2018-11-cmn

Issue #90 Canadian MeccaNotes November 2018
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Sales & Marketing Report
7 The 2018 Meccano Show at Skegness in England
11 Abrams Battle Tank
14 Milton Steam-Era Meccano
18 Archival Update
19 “Last Blast” at Simcoe County Museum
21 Canadian Toy Collector’s Society Show
22 A Primer on Screw Threads
25 Galacticus
27 Mike Cotterill – Obituary

2018-07-cmn

Issue #89 Canadian MeccaNotes July 2018
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Wheels and Tracks in Motion at The Simcoe County Museum 2018
8 Rebuild of Laurent Chaté’s Meccano Paper Plane Folding Machine
15 Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology Show 2018
19 CMAMAS Hosts Australia Visitors
22 Platelayers’ Society Show April 28-29, 2018 – a Brief Report
24 Level Luffing Dockside Crane 040ST Loco (MP-72)

2018-03-cmn

Issue #88 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2018
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 2018 Show Calendar
5 Peddler
6 Product Manager’s Report
6 Archival Collection
7 Post-War Two Sheave Pulley Block
10 McCormick Deering Threshing Machine Model
27 “Last Blast” in Barrie, Oct 14, 2017

2017-11-cmn

Issue #87 Canadian MeccaNotes November 2017
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Edmonton Meccano Get-together
5 Presidential Perusings
6 Meccano Eiffel Tower at the University of Waterloo
7 Servetti’s Trolley Factory with Arduino-based Automation
14 Milton Steam Era Exhibition September 2017
18 McCormick Deering Threshing Machine Model
26 CMAMAS Meccanoman of the Year 2017
27 1977 No. 3 Meccano Outfit

2017-07-cmn

Issue #86 Canadian MeccaNotes July 2017
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Lou Boselli – Tributes
7 Runnymede Meccano Guild Meeting Report
9 Farm Windmill Models
11 A Model Profile: The Eiffel Tower
13 McCormick Deering Threshing Machine Model
25 Hamilton Steam Museum
26 Toy Collectors Show, Mississauga
27 Kingston Rail-O-Rama

2017-03-cmn

Issue #85 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2017
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
6 Tower Crane Set – An Alternative Model
8 Milton Steam Era Meccano Show – September 2016
13 Meccano Mogul Truck Respraying
14 McCormick Deering Threshing Machine Model
26 Cranes along the Rijn

2016-12-cmn

Issue #84 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2016
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Product Manager Report
6 Last Blast Show in Barrie
7 More Points to Ponder
10 Meccano Tower Crane (Arduino Controlled)
15 Canadian Toy Collectors Society
17 AMB Display Case Story
19 Something for Nothing?
28 Meccano Eiffel Tower

2016-09-cmn

Issue #83 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2016
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Product Manager’s Report
7 Odd Items
8 Hamilton Show
12 Kingston Rail-O-Rama
14 Wheels & Tracks Show
15 Meccanoman of the Year 2016
16 Pt. Colbourne Steam Era
17 Models from BC – Fairground Ride & Helicopter
19 GSM-22 French Pacific Locomotive
24 Arduino Computer Control of Meccano Models
28 Arduino Controlled Tower Crane

2016-06-cmn

Issue #82 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2016
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Product Manager Report
6 Obituary: Frank Curry
7 Great British Train Show
11 Meccanoid G15KS Dinosaur Model
12 “Bucky” Ball
15 Obituary: Bruce Vanschepen
16 Whimsical Double Ferris Wheel
20 Odd Gears
23 Railway Breakdown Crane
25 1926 – It Was A Very Good Year
28 Meccano Engineering Drawings

2016-03-cmn

Issue #81 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2016
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Product Manager Report
5 Obituaries
6 Deep River Modellers’ Show
8 Meccano Donated to Hamilton Toy Museum
9 Canadian Toy Collectors’ Society Annual Toy Show
13 Twin A-Frame Beam Pumping Engine
23 Meccano Shay Locomotive

2015-12-cmn

Issue #80 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2015

1 Simcoe County Museum near Barrie
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Obituary: Jo (Josephine) Boselli
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Product Manager Report
7 Last Blast – Fall Seam Up
12 Automatic Twin-leaf Swing Bridge (Part 2 of 2)
18 Engineering Kit
26 Ghosts from the Past
27 Pump House Steam Museum, Kingston
28 Meccano City Hall

2015-09-cmn

Issue #79 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2015
1 Milton Steam Era 2015
2 Editor’s Notes
4 President’s Report
5 Meccanoman of the Year 2015 – Eric Eisen
6 Annual Report – Vice-President Sales & Marketing
7 Milton Steam Era Exhibition 2015
14 Electronics with Meccano
15 ECOBA: An Allied System
18 Vancouver Mini Maker Faire 2015
20 Automatic Twin-leaf Swing Bridge (Part 1 of 2)
26 Niagara Antique Power Association Show
27 Checkers
28 Mlton Steam Era 2015

2015-06-cmn

Issue #78 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2015
1 Kingston Rail-O-Rama 2015
3 Editor’s Notes
4 2015 Annual General Meeting
4 2015 Meccanoman of the Year
5 Product Manager’s Report
5 Exibition Scene 2015
6 Kingston Rail-O-Rama 2015
8 1903 Wright Flyer (Model Plan)
15 Hamilton Steam Museum 2015
21 20:1 Epicyclic Gear
22 Pecking Bird
24 Pre-War Meccano Newsletter
27 Peddler
28 Hamilton Steam Museum 2015

2015-03-cmn

Issue #77 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2015
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Colin’s Column
5 2014 Annual General Meeting
6 Hydraulics and Minature Actuators for the Meccanoman
8 The Roundabout (Model Plan)
25 Product Manager Report
26 Peddler
27 Exhibition Scene 2015
28 Meccanoid & Meccano Home

2014-12-cmn

Issue #76 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2014
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Colin’s Column
5 2014 Meccanoman of the Year – Glynn Bates
6 “Canadian Toy Collectors Society” meeting in Etobicoke
6 Product Manager Report
9 BC Meccano Club at the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire
12 GSM 20 – The Giant Block-Setting Crane
16 Obituary – Don Redmond
18 Milton Steam-Era Show Report
21 Milton Show Photos 2014
22 Turning on a Dime: V. Gleasman’s All-Gear Steering for Tracked Vehicles
24 Caterpillar 797F Mining Truck
26 1923 #7 Outfit-Nickel era-Barn find in Canada!

2014-09-cmn

Issue #75 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2014
3 Editor’s Notes
4 CMAMAS Annual General Meeting
4 Meccanoman of the Year Nominations
5 Product Manager Report
5 Meccano Ball Bearing
6 American West Stagecoach
15 SkegEx 2014
21 The Motorized Ferris Wheel
22 BC Meccano Club at Maker Faire
24 Milton Steam Era 2014

2014-06-cmn

Issue #74 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2014
3 Editor’s Notes
4 Colin’s Column
5 Ottawa Train Expo
5 More Points to Ponder
9 American West Stagecoach & Horses
22 Report on Kingston Rail-O-Rama Show
23 Wheels & Tracks in Motion Show, Barrie
24 Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology Meccano Show

2014-03-cmn

Issue #73 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2014
3 Editor’s Notes
3 2014 Exhibition Scene
4 Product Manager Report
5 Visit to Dennis Caswell
6 Meccano Model of the Lockheed CL-437 Monorail
17 Bonhams Auctions, England
18 A pre-war Canadian Newsletter
21 The Railway Breakdown Crane
24 Triple Expansion Steam Engine
27 Barrie Museum

2013-12-cmn

Issue #72 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2013
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Upcoming Meccano Shows 2014
4 Presidential Perusings
5 2013 Meccanoman of the Year
5 Product Report
6 Fall Meccano Show Reports
11 The Skid
20 Double Trip Hammer
22 Crane
24 Canadian Toy Collectors (CTC) Show
26 An Eclectic Lot

2013-09-cmn

Issue #71 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2013
1 SkegEx 2013
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Upcoming Meccano Shows 2013
3 A Visit to Calgary 2013
6 Presidental Perusings
7 Product Manager Report
7 Building Help
8 The Twin Cylinder Steam Engine SML No. 32 (1929)
13 SkegEx Report 2013
18 Demolition Derby
23 Hamilton Meccano Display
25 Rod Sorting Machine Corrections
25 Meccano Miscellanea
27 The Peddler
28 Port Colborne Meccano Display

2013-06-cmn

Issue #70 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2013
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Upcoming Meccano Shows 2013
4 Presidental Perusings
5 Product Manager’s Report
6 Obituary – Len Waltham
7 More About the Big Wheels
8 Meccanuity 2013
13 Barrie CMAMAS Show – March 2013
14 Kingston Rail-o-Rama Show – March 16-17, 2013
18 Ottawa Train Expo 2013
21 The Hub Disc and an Amazing Coincidence
24 How to Easily Cut and Re-attach Meccano Chains
27 The Peddler
28 Ottawa Train Expo 2013

2013-03-cmn

Issue #69 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2013
1 Double Flyboats SML Model No. 33a (1929)
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Upcoming Meccano Shows 2013
4 Presidential Perusings
4 The Peddler
5 Product Manager’s Report
6 Rod Sorting Machine – Part 3 of 3
15 Rotinoff Truck and Tank Carrier
17 Double Flyboats SML Model No. 33a (1929)
20 Meccano – The Early Years
24 Anomalies
27 Engineering Support for Biology
28 Canadian Toy Collectors’ Society Show, Etobicoke

2012-12-cmn

Issue #68 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2012
1 Meccano Set 10A
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Meccanoman of the Year
3 Upcoming Meccano Shows 2013
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Product Report
6 Rod Sorting Machine – Part 2 of 3
21 Tooth Profile cont.
22 Mimico Library Show
23 Summer Workshop
24 Barrie “Last Blast” Show October 13, 2012

2012-09-cmn

Issue #67 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2012
1 Meccano France Advertising Billboards 2012
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Product Manager’s Report
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Tooth Profile
6 Expo Train Show Ottawa May 5-6, 2012
11 The Hammerhead Crane SML Model No. 29a (1939)
15 Photographs of Terry Pettitt’s Models
17 Report on Wheels and Tracks in Motion Show – June 9-10, 2012
21 Milton Steam Era
24 Sherkston Heritage Show
25 South Birmingham Meccano Club – 77th Meeting
26 Taking the Cake

2012-06-cmn

Issue #66 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2012
1 Hamilton Steam Museum May 26-27
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Parts Manager Report
4 Presidential Perusings
5 A curiosity: Meccano part’s shapes sold as hardware
5 Report on Kingston Railorama Show
6 Rod Sorting Machine
19 The Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology Meccano Show 2012
22 Bob Melbourne
23 Meccano Meanderings in England April 2012
26 Obituary – Bob Melbourne
27 Obituary – Jack Partridge

2012-03-cmn

Issue #65 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2012
1 The Bodnar Collection
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Product Manager’s Report
4 Presidental Perusings
5 Meccano Newbie
5 “Spanner” Christmas Challenge Model 2011
6 Clutch Unit
7 Cake Walk
22 Visit to The Bodnar Collection
27 The Peddler
28 Robots!

2011-12-cmn

Issue #64 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2011
1 Downsview Library Show
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Product Manager’s Report
4 Presidental Perusings
5 2011 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year
6 Railfair 34 in Ottawa on Oct. 15-16, 2011
7 1869 Horizontal Steam Twin Cylinder Mill Engine
13 Mousetrap Action Contraption – Mick Myers Rebuild
15 Downsview Library Show & AGM – Nov. 12, 2011
20 Larry Yates is Quebec’s Meccanoman of the Year
21 Robert Gibeault’s Fire Damage
21 “Last Blast” at the Simcoe County Museum
23 Soviet Constructor Set
25 CMAMAS Meccano Windows in Toronto
27 The Peddler

2011-09-cmn

Issue #63 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2011
1 SkegEx 2011
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Upcoming Meccano Shows
3 Product Manager’s Report
4 Presidental Perusings
5 Geoff Wright of MW Models
7 Sherkston – Annual Heritage Display
10 Allan Bedford’s model of The Sydney Harbour Bridge
13 SkegEx 2011
18 The Milton Steam Show – September 2011
24 1869 Horizontal Steam Twin Cylinder Mill Engine
27 The Peddler
27 2011 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year
28 The Milton Steam Show – September 2011

2011-06-cmn

Issue #62 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2011
1 Hamilton Show
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Product Manager June Report
4 Presidental Perusings
6 Steam Locomotive of the Vitznau-Rigi Rack Railway
12 The Canadian Toy Collectors Society Spring Show and the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology Show – a Brief Report
14 CAM France 2011
16 Toy Show
19 Points to Ponder
20 Upcoming Meccano Shows
21 Canadian Air & Space Museum Show
23 The Plastic Spring Clip – A Useless Part?
24 The Extreme Meccano Sets
26 Kingston Rail-O-Rama
27 The Peddler

2011-03-cmn

Issue #61 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2011
1 The 2010 Hobby Show
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Product Manager Report – March 2011
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Obituary – Eileen Waltham
6 New Meccano Parts in 2010
7 Material Mover With Elevator
12 London Transport Class C3 Trolleybus
18 The 2010 Hobby Show – a brief report
22 Toy Show Downsview Park
24 Steam Locomotive of the Vitznau-Rigi Rack Railway

2010-12-cmn

Issue #60 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2010

1 Meccano Quebec at Railway Museum
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Product Manager News – December
4 Presidential Perusings
5 2010 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year
5 Railfair
6 Two Models by Terry Pettitt
7 Having Fun at the Nov. 2010 Hobby Show
9 A Rare Part
10 Gananoque Meccano Show at the Train Show
12 My Pinyon Blocksetter
14 Milton Steam Show 2010
19 London Transport Class C3 Trolleybus
26 Meccano Quebec at Railway Museum
27 The Peddler
28 Railfair Photos

2010-09-cmn

Issue #59 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2010
1 Rod Sorting Machine
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Niel Dulson Tribute
3 Product Manager’s Report
4 Presidental Perusings
5 Brooklin Spring Fair Meccano pictures
6 Improvements to the Marble Roller
9 Rod Sorting Machine
18 Gananoque Meccano Show August 2010
19 Hamilton Steam Museum
24 Zig-Zag Car Cont.
27 The Peddler
28 Dundas Hobby Show

2010-06-cmn

Issue #58 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2010
1 Robot Wars at Kingston
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Letter to the Editor
4 Presidental Perusings
5 Treasurer’s Report
5 Product Manager’s Report
6 Push-Button Designing Machine – Part 5
12 Meccano Display at the Milton Steam-Era Exhibition
13 Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – May 2010 Show
19 Zig-Zag Car
27 The Peddler
28 Kingston Rail-o-Rama Photos

2010-03-cmn

Issue #57 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2010
1 Canadian Air & Space Museum
1 Marks and Spencer – Harrier Jump Jet
3 Editor’s Notes
3 Product Managers Report
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Obituary – Marsha Brandston
6 Canadian Air & Space Museum
8 Push-Button Designing Machine – Part 4
16 Small Format Built-up Bearings – Part Two
18 Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology Meccano Show – Change of Date
19 Meccano Show Photos
23 The Golden Age of Meccano
27 The Peddler

2009-12-cmn

Issue #56 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2009
1 Aerospace Museum
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Product Managers Report
4 E-mail Address for Parts Orders
5 Annual Meeting Museum Report
6 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year for 2009 … is an American: Lou Boselli
7 Push-Button Designing Machine – Part 3
14 Thousand Islands Model Railroad Show in Gananoque 2009
16 Dive Bomber
26 The Toy Collectors Show 2009
27 The Peddler

2003-11-cmn-gordon-frank

Extra Canadian MeccaNotes November 2009
Memorial issue for Alberta Meccanoman, Gordon Frank.

2009-09-cmn

Issue #55 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2009
1 Jim and Greg visit Meccanoland
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidental Perusings
4 Product Manager Report
5 E-mail Address for Parts Orders
7 Jim and Greg visit Meccanoland – England Collectors and SkegEx
16 Milton 49th Annual Steam-era Show
19 P and H 5700 Mining Shovel
20 Push-Button Designing Machine – Part 2
27 The Peddler
28 Milton 49th Annual Steam-era Show Models

2009-06-cmn

Issue #54 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2009
1 Push-Button Designing Machine
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Meccano Calais
4 Presidential Perusings
4 BC Meccano Club Contacts
5 Product Manager Report
6 Push-Button Designing Machine
16 2009 Meccano Display at the Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology
19 The ArcAngle Robot
22 Bucket Wheel Excavator
24 Magic of Meccano 2009
27 The Peddler
28 Magic of Meccano 2009 – Kew Museum Photos

2009-03-cmn

Issue #53 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2009
1 Ontario Science Centre
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Cable Stayed Bridge
5 Presidental Perusings
6 Small Format Built-up Bearings
9 Boxing Day Story
10 Exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre over the Christmas Holiday
15 Pre-selector Gearbox
25 Meccano Version of Rowland Emett Locomotive (Nesta)
27 The Peddler
27 Parts & Sets Manager Report
28 Ontario Science Centre

2008-12-cmn

Issue #52 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2008
1 Model Photographs by New Member Brent Simpson
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Ron Kurtz is Canadian Meccanoman of the Year
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Parts Manager Report
6 Meccano Classic Beetle and the New Spanner
8 Railfair Show in Ottawa Oct 18-19, 2008
11 The Acrobats
18 Toronto Aerospace Museum – October 31st – November 2nd, 2008
21 Kempville & Toy Collectors Shows 2008
27 The Peddler
28 Kempville & Toy Collectors Shows Cont.

2008-09-cmn

Issue #51 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2008
1 Milton Steam Show
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
4 2008 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year – Nominations needed!
4 Keith Barnes – Obituary
5 Report from the Product Manager
5 Meccano Show at the Canadian Aerospace Museum
6 Castle Builder: A Puzzle No More
9 Thousand Islands Model Railroaders Show in Gananoque 2008
11 48th Annual Steam – Era 2008
14 Demonstration of Mechanisms
23 New Design Sets 5700N, 6700N and 7700N
25 New Rust Remover
27 The Peddler
27 www.spykeeworld.com

2008-06-cmn

Issue #50 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2008
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Wedding Anniversaries
4 Presidential perusings
5 Product Manager Report
6 Meccano Tuning Sets 4951 and 4952
7 Moose Jaw Hobby Show 2008
8 Junior Models on the Web
9 Pick-up Truck
12 The Cabinet …
13 The Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology Show
18 Bernard Champoux Obituary
19 Material Mover with Oscillating Arm
22 Wild Rose Antique Show – Edmonton
23 Chris Burden & His Bridges
24 South Birmingham Meccano Club – April 2008
27 The Peddler
28 Models of Models

2008-03-cmn

Issue #49 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2008
1 Burlington Library Meccano Show
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Product Managers Report
7 2008 Exhibition Scene
8 Junior Models
9 Screw-cutting Lathe
11 Acrobat
13 Burlington Library Display
15 Factory of Dreams (A History of Meccano Ltd. 1901 – 1979) by Kenneth D. Brown
17 Meccano Display at Hamilton Public Library
17 Large Bearing
17 Meccano Magazine – New Combined Comprehensive Index 1916-81
18 Homemade Parts
18 Bascule Bridge
20 South Birmingham Meccano Club, England
23 FAC System
25 Sir Nigel Gresley – Locomotive Designer
26 “No Country for Old Vans”
27 The Peddler
28 Ernie Chandler – A Personal Tribute

2007-12-cmn

Issue #48 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2007
1 Emile Amirault – Meccanoman of the Year
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Product Manager Report
6 Mississippi River Boat
9 The Hobby Show 2007
20 King Gidorah
21 More Dragline Changes
23 BC Meccano Club Photos
24 Whole Earth Catalog & Meccano
25 Square Wheel Car in Meccano
27 The Peddler
28 Hobby Show 2007

2007-09-cmn

Issue #47 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2007
1 Hamilton 2007
2 Editor’s Notes
3 2007 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year
3 Upcoming Meccano Show Dates
4 The Hobby Show 2007
5 My Product Report
6 Face Shovel By Richard Collette
19 The Thousand Islands Model Railroaders Show
21 Hamilton 2007 Photographs
23 S. B. M. C. News – April 14, 2007
25 Hobby & Toy Central – Meccano Display
26 Smiths Falls Railfest 2007 Train and Toy Show
27 The Peddler
28 Smiths Falls Railfest 2007 Train and Toy Show

2007-06-cmn

Issue #46 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2007
1 Moose Jaw Hobby Show 2007
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Moose Jaw Hobby Show 2007
7 News from Edam, Sask.
8 Report from the Product Manager
8 Dragline Changes Continue
11 “New” Vintage Meccano Sets
12 Kemptville Meccano Show
16 1915 Waterloo Boy Tractor Model R cont.
24 BC Meccano Club Meetings
27 The Peddler
28 “King Girda” Meccano Set

2007-03-cmn

Issue #45 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2007
1 Horse Buggy and Sleigh
2 Editor’s Notes
3 2007 Meccano Show Dates
4 Presidential Perusings
5 March Bulk Order
5 Toy Shoppe 2006
6 Hot Reversing Mill
11 1915 Waterloo Boy Tractor Model R
27 The Peddler
28 Richard Symonds’ Photos of Other Systems

2006-12-cmn

Issue #44 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2006
1 Allan Bedford Shows How Its Done in London
2 Editor’s Notes
3 TopSaver
4 Presidential Perusings
4 The Treasurer Receives Special Recognition
4 Marsha’s Reply
5 2006 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year
5 Summer Meccano Shows, Eastern Ontario
7 Toy Collectors Society Show
8 Message from the Product Manager
9 A Meccano Vex Tank
10 Crane Motors – A Bodger’s Guide – Was 4 and 6 V Motors
11 Quenching A Bush Fire
12 The 2006 Hobby Show Report
19 Mousetrap (Action Contraption) Continued
24 Rope Climber Plans Online
25 Meccano: Big Business For Big Boys
26 Many Thanks from Borgfeldt
27 The Peddler
28 BC Meccano Club Meetings – Oct. 2006

2006-09-cmn

Issue #43 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2006
1 Meccano & Politics
2 Editor’s Notes
3 2006 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year – Nominations needed!
4 Presidential Perusings
5 The Hobby Show November 3rd-5th, 2006
6 SkegEx 2006
10 A Word from the Parts and Sets Manager (Product Manager)
11 Hamilton Show – A Brief Report
13 Hamilton Show Birthday
15 Only in Canada, Eh? “The Engineer”
16 Other Systems Photos
16 Meccano from Edam, Saskatchewan
17 Erector “Plastic Windshield” Part Reproductions
18 Mousetrap (Action Contraption) Continued
23 VEX as a Supplement to Meccano
24 BC Meccano Club Meetings and visit by Jim Gamble
27 The Peddler
27 Photos by George

2006-06-cmn

Issue #42 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2006
1 Merrickville Cubs and Scouts Show
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Toy Show, Toronto International Centre
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Letter from Bill Bardutz
5 Exhibition in Hamilton in July
6 Moose Jaw Hobby Show & Swap Meet
9 Kemptville Show
11 Mousetrap (Action Contraption) Continued
17 A Big Number 10 Double-Decker
19 The Numbering of Meccano Parts and the Mysterious New A Designations
27 The Peddler

2006-03-cmn

Issue #41 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2006
1 Stoneleigh Meccano Exhibition 2005
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Meccano Sets Made in Mexico
3 CMAMAS Lapel Pin 1996-2006
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Stoneleigh Meccano Exhibition 2005
9 Report from Parts & Sets Manager
10 Upcoming Meccano Shows
11 Building for Beginners
14 Mousetrap (Action Contraption)
20 A pre-war Canadian Newsletter
22 BCMC – Meccano Meeting Minutes
26 Sleeping Meccanoman Captions
27 The Peddler
28 Modern Meccano Models

2005-12-cmn

Issue #40 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2005

1 The Hobby Show 2005
2 Editor’s Notes
3 2005 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Brio is Out
5 My Meccano Story
7 Meccano at The Hobby Show
11 Wright Flyer by Charles Perez
12 A Sudden Project
14 Case Tractor in Meccano
14 CMAMAS Bulk Order News
15 Smiths Falls Show – Additional Info.
16 Meccano Display at Chilliwack Show
17 Minotaur Toy Store in Kingston
18 Building Notes for the Sleeping Meccanoman
27 The Peddler
28 Sleeping Meccanoman – Photos

2005-09-cmn

Issue #39 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2005
1 Gananoque Show
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
4 The Hobby Show
5 Art Gallery of Ontario – Sir Harry Kroto
6 Gananoque Show
8 New Construction Toy Exhibit Coming to California Museum
8 Jerry DuBois in New Zealand
10 Jean Max Esteve – Photos
12 New Meccano Aeroplane Sets – Concorde and Spitfire
13 Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology
15 Town and Country Festival at Stoneleigh
19 Mutilators Corner
21 Smiths Falls Show
22 Rolling Bridge
23 Cyclist
24 BC Meccano Club Meeting and Changes to BC Meccano Club
27 The Peddler

2005-06-cmn

Issue #38 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2005
1 Moose Jaw 2005
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Airplane Parts
3 Torque Amplifier
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Upcoming Exhibitions in Central Canada
5 Obituary: Manfred Hammer
6 The Moose Jaw Hobby Show and Swap Meet 2005
7 Jet Planes Ride From 1952
9 Mr. Airhead
14 Meccano Magazine in German
15 Memories of visits to Henley-on-Thames
16 Stayner Show 2005
17 Toronto Toy, Train and Doll Collectors’ Show
18 New Sets for 2005
22 My Best Christmas Present Ever
24 BCMC Notes March 5th Meeting at Samuel Chow’s House
24 Sam and Linda Visit Edmonton
25 Wild Rose Antique Show, Edmonton
26 Erector Contest for USA Residents
27 The Peddler
28 Notice to Members
28 Two Additional Shows
28 Two Models from Saskatchewan

2005-03-cmn

Issue #37 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2005
1 Frank Steele’s Railfest 2004
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Erector Fire Engine (with bits of Meccano)
4 Presidential Perusings
4 New Meccano Sets for 2005
4 Bulk Order Status
5 New C. M. A. M. A. S. Shirt
5 New C. M. A. M. A. S. Flashlight
6 Part 19b 3″ Pulley – When Was It Introduced?
10 Frank Steele’s Railfest 2004
11 Meccano Magazine – Train Ferry
12 Fifteen Foot High Fairground Dive Bomber
16 Meccano and Me – Reminiscences of My Involvement With the Hobby
18 Meccano Magazine on CD
19 Kingston Rail-O-Rama
23 Meccano Radio Controlled 4X4
24 Do-It-Yourself Dalek
26 Doctor Who Returns
27 The Peddler
28 Meccano Railway

2004-12-cmn

Issue #36 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2004
1 Toronto Hobby Show 2004
2 Editor’s Notes
3 2005 Exhibition Scene
4 Presidential Perusings
6 Attila Szakonyi – Meccanoman of the Year
7 Teeter – Totter
7 Meccano Concorde Set 2004
8 Not Another Lift Bridge
10 An Early Beam Engine
11 Meccano at the Vintage Computer Festival
12 An Old New Model: The Ship Coaler
13 WRI Channel Segment Replica Parts
14 Mechantrix Update – December 2004
16 Hobby Show Report 2004
21 BCMC – Reg Partridge’s 9-11-04 Meeting
22 BCMC – Bob Newsham’s 11-20-04 Meeting
23 Andreas Konkoly Meccano Collection
25 Techno, Canadian Set?
25 Eccentric Revealed
26 CMAMAS Sales Update – Dec. 2004
27 The Peddler
28 Emile Amirault of Saskatchewan
28 George Bannerman at Glenbow School

2004-09-cmn

Issue #35 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2004
1 Summer Art Classes
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 The Hobby Show – November 5th-7th, 2004
6 Summer Art Classes 2004
7 One Inch Pulley, Plus or Minus
8 Tinkerer versus Enthusiast
8 BC Meccano Club Meeting at Neil Dulson’s
9 Marble Roller
16 Lightweight Axle for Motor Vehicles Using 1″ Pulleys and Tyres
18 Meccano Exhibition at the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
20 Summer Workshop
22 Historic Meccano Photos
25 Meccano Factory Sale, Binns Road
26 Quebec Meccanoman in Malta
27 The Peddler
28 Photos from Richard Symonds

2004-06-cmn

Issue #34 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2004
1 Kingston Rail-O-Rama
2 Editor’s Notes
3 A Trip to Thailand
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year
5 Maypole Braider – Rebuilt
6 A Model of a Schertzer Rolling Lift Bridge
7 US Meccano Bolts
8 The Kingston Rail-O-Rama 2004
11 Ottawa 2004
11 BC Meccano Club Meeting – March 6, 2004
12 Contrary Crankshafts
13 Price List For New 2004 Sets
14 Ocean Liner
18 Setscrews: Neglected?
19 The Inventor’s Outfit B
23 Moose Jaw Hobby Show 2004
24 Toronto One Day Show 2004
26 GF Farm Auction
27 The Peddler
28 Moose Jaw Hobby Show
28 Bill Bardutz on TV

2004-03-cmn

Issue #33 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2004
1 Caterpillar 12G Road Grader
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Meccano Show at the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
5 A Connection Between Meccano and Structo
6 Meccano at the Races
7 In Memoriam
8 Caterpillar 12G Road Grader
13 CMAMAS Sales Update
15 Series Gears
16 Parts 52 and 54 – The Liverpool Years
24 The Largest Land Crane in the World
26 The Renault F1 Racing Car
26 Other New Sets for 2004
27 The Peddler
28 The Largest Land Crane in the World

2003-12-cmn

Issue #32 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2003
1 Toronto Hobby Show 2003
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year – Bernard Champoux
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Skegness Meccano Magic – Video
5 CMAMAS Sales Update
6 Potential New Meccano Show in Southern Ontario
7 Hobby Show Report 2003
11 BC Meccano Club News
11 Frank Hornby, Notes and Pictures
12 Gordon Frank – Obituary
14 The September 2003 Ottawa Show
18 Renault – Formula 1 Racer Set
19 Nickel Rocket Diagrams
20 Driving While Swiveling
22 Crisscross Crankshafts
23 Saskatchewan News
24 3-Inch Pulleys: A Few More Turns
26 More About 19B: Dubious Dates
26 Reproduction Parts
27 The Peddler

2003-09-cmn

Issue #31 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2003
1 Leduc West Antique Society
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Canadian MeccaNotes Now in Full Colour
4 Presidential Perusings
5 The Hobby Show November 7th-9th 2003
6 CMAMAS Sales Update
8 The New Design 2 Meccano Set
8 Disposal of Don Pearson’s Collection at The Hobby Show
9 Part 19b, 3″ Pulley – The Liverpool Years
17 Peg and Lantern Gears
17 Obituary – Andreas Konkoly
18 Modern Meccano in the US
20 Meccano Chain & The Mellotron Story ….
23 Obituary – Jerry Dubois
23 Rebrassing Nuts & Bolts
24 Leduc West Antique Society
26 Threaded Rods – And Not Quite
26 Stokys Update
27 The Peddler
28 Assortment of American Erector Sets

2003-06-cmn

Issue #30 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2003
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 All Chained Up
5 Stokys News
6 CMAMAS Sales Update
8 Ottawa Meeting – March 1st, 2003
10 Rescuing Worn Motor Bearings
10 Kingston Rail-O-Rama
12 Moose Jaw Hobby Show 2003
14 Terry Stewart’s London RT Bus (Part 2 of 2)
19 Meccano and the Nobel Prize
21 Metallus New Geared Roller Bearing
23 2nd Annual One Day Meccano Show
26 Meccano Magazine – June 1942
27 The Peddler

2003-03-cmn

Issue #29 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2003
1 Cyclist in Ring
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Meccano Design Sets for 2003
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Mechantrix News
5 Second Toronto One-Day Meccano Show
5 Eric Taylor’s Giant Lorry-Mounted Crane (Book Review)
6 CMAMAS Sales Update
8 Don Pearson (Obituary)
9 Terry Stewart’s London RT Bus
14 Cyclist in Ring
15 Maltese Reduction Gear
16 eBay® Excursions – Part 2
19 Richard Symonds’ Tips & Treasures
21 Proposed Changes to the Constitution
21 Thousand Islands Model Railroaders Show
21 Half-Maltese Intermittent Drive
23 Exacto Keeps Moving Ahead
26 The “X Files” – of 1929
26 The Peddler

2002-12-cmn

Issue #28 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2002
1 Toronto Hobby Show 2002
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year 2002
4 Presidential Perusings
5 M W Models Store to Close
5 Kingston Rail-0-Rama 2003 – March 15-16!
5 Worm
6 CMAMAS Sales Update
7 MW Models E-mail Text
8 Hobby Show Report
12 eBay® Excursions – Part 1
13 Discontinued Meccano Parts
14 Ottawa Show – September 2002
17 Sorting Meccano Lots into Outfits
19 Condolences
20 Fire Makes Stokys’ Future Uncertain
22 Collingwood Past and Present
24 www.schraube-und-mutter.de Competition
25 The New Locomotive Set
26 A Visit to the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
27 The Peddler

2002-09-cmn

Issue #27 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2002
1 Leduc West Antique Show – July 2002
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Sale of Exacto and Ashok Banerjee’s Parts
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Crossover Coupling
5 Reduced to Clear
5 Special Edition Train Set and more
6 SkegEx 2002
8 Skegness 2002 – Issigonis Shield
10 The Latest Meccano Sets
11 Did the Sun Set in Red and Gold, or Green and Blue?
12 The Hobby Show 2002
12 A Giant Ferris Wheel called “Merry” Update
13 Meccano Magazine – March 1944
14 Creeper Cranes for Bridge Building
17 6″ Butler Slotting Machine (Continued)
21 Meccano Case Steam Engine
23 Leduc West Historical Society & Power From the Past 2002
25 Photos by Richard Symonds
26 Tips and Tricks
27 The Peddler

2002-06-cmn

Issue #26 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2002
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Dave Feinstein’s Alberta Visit
4 Presidential Perusings
4 BRIO/ERECTOR Consultant
4 Meccano Sets for Sale
5 CMAMAS Mugs
6 Spare Parts Update
8 Still Only In Canada: Canadian Steel Instructor
10 Joys of Building in Meccano
10 Toronto One-Day Meccano Show
12 The September 2001 Eastbourne Auction Rooms Meccano Sale
13 Moose Jaw Hobby Show 2002
15 EXACTO Blues
18 6″ Butler Slotting Machine
26 Mutilator’s Corner: Too Tyred?
27 The Peddler
28 Kingston Rail-O-Rama

2002-03-cmn

Issue #25 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2002
1 January 1942 Meccano Magazine
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
4 CMAMAS Website Moved!
5 Important Announcement – The First Toronto One-Day Meccano Show
5 Meccano at the Pentagon
6 Entertainment Centre for Young Kids
7 Photos From Sakatchewan
9 Shafts and Bearings
10 Meccano Date Stamps
11 Another Three Locomotives
12 Toronto Hobby Show 2001 – More Photos
14 The Walking Dragline Excavator
16 Part 27a, 1 1/2″ Gear – The Liverpool Years
19 The Queen Mary in Meccano Sails Again
20 St. Albert Meccanoman
21 Suggestions Section
22 Notes on 1938 US Meccano Outfit
24 Mutilator’s Corner: The Three-Bearing Problem
26 The Various Colours of the Small and Large Steering Wheels
27 The Peddler

2001-12-cmn

Issue #24 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2001
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Meccano in Kingston in the Spring!
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Canadian Meccanoman of the Year
6 General Announcement Regarding Sales of Parts, Grab Bags and Sets
6 Toronto Hobby Show 2001
10 The New Meccano Sets
11 A Simple Way To Mount Ash Tray Tires On Meccano Rims
12 Building with the New Meccano
14 An Astronomer’s Hobby
15 Hobby Show 2002
15 Prizes for Submissions
16 Down Memory Lane
18 A Novel Application of Meccano
19 0-4-0 Caledonian Saddle-Tank
24 A Visit to India – Part 2 of 2
26 Ashtray Tires – New USA Supplier
27 The Peddler

2001-09-cmn

Issue #23 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2001
1 Meccano – 100 Years Old and International in Scope!
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
4 “There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills” Correction
5 Meccano At University
5 Museum to Reconstruct the Story of Meccano
6 Washer Matter Now?
7 Thousand Islands Model Railroaders Show
11 0-6-0 Tank Engine and Coal Truck
22 Meccanomen! Warning Hoax Conference
23 Two Steam Locomotives For Gauge One Track in Marklin-Metall 3 Rail
26 The Peddler

2001-06-cmn

Issue #22 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2001
1 The Engineer Senior
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Meccano Group Invited to August Show
3 Black Oxidized Finish for Brackets
4 Presidential Perusings
4 Meccano Ltd. 2001 Products
6 Ottawa Meccano Show – March 2001
8 Entering a Race as a Proxy Contestant
10 A Double Action Pop Can Crusher
14 Removing Zinc Plating
15 Moose Jaw Hobby Show 2001
17 A Visit to India – Part 1 of 2
20 Mutilator’s Corner: Half-A-Trunnion
20 Kingston Show A Crowded Success
20 Wheel Tread, Wheel Flange or Flange for Wheel
22 Building my first model in STEELBUILDER
24 There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills
25 Get My Drift, and Spanner Too
26 Part Sizes and Storage Space – Metric vs. Imperial
26 The Peddler

2001-03-cmn

Issue #21 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2001
1 The 1922 Manual of Instructions
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Robot Wars
3 The 1922 Manual of Instructions
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Long Motor
6 Radio Controlled Labyrinth – Part 2 of 2
14 Meccano Parts News
15 Hydroelectric Generator
16 Braced Girders – The Liverpool Years
23 Dutch Glory along the Thames (The London Eye)
26 The Peddler
28 The 1922 Manual of Instructions

2000-12-cmn

Issue #20 Canadian MeccaNotes December 2000

2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 Meccanoman of the Year 2000
6 The Meccano and Hornby Train Show in Steinbach, Manitoba
8 Leduc West Antique Society Exhibition
9 Hobby Show 2000
13 1945 #3 Set
16 Radio Controlled Labyrinth – Part 1 of 2
21 Past “Meccanomen of the Year”
21 Arthur C. Clarke & Meccano
22 Experiments, Freaks and ????
23 Meccano Men’s Clothing
24 Train & Toy Show, Ottawa
25 SkegEx 2001 – 100 Years of Meccano
26 “Nickel Rocket” Corrections
26 Flat Feet
26 Irwin Toy News
26 The Peddler

2000-09-cmn

Issue #19 Canadian MeccaNotes September 2000
2 Editor’s Notes
3 CMAMAS Meccano France Parts Sale
3 Mutilator’s Corner: H-Gate-Plate
4 Presidential Perusings
4 The Hobby Show
5 Gold Dust
6 A Nickel Rocket Mark 2
14 The Norwegian Polar Airship “Norge”
16 Parts From John Overeem
17 Ottawa Show, March 2000
19 A Giant Ferris Wheel called “Merry”
24 1928-1930 Special Inventor’s Set
26 Going Beyond The Range: Addendum
27 The Peddler
28 JD9200 Front Wheel Drive Farm Tractor

2000-06-cmn

Issue #18 Canadian MeccaNotes June 2000
1 Ottawa Hobby Show 2000
2 Editor’s Notes
4 Presidential Perusings
5 UK Toy Fair 2000
6 Deutschland Class “Pocket Battleship”
8 Admiral Graf Spee
9 Bob Galler Tiptoes Along
9 Automotive Chassis Remake Cont.
18 ERECTOR: Also In Canada, Eh?
20 Rotating Platform
22 Moose Jaw Hobby Show – March-April 2000
24 Fastech
25 CMN Comments
26 Mutilator’s Corner – Curved Parts
27 The Peddler
28 Larry Yesner’s Erector Ships

2000-03-cmn

Issue #17 Canadian MeccaNotes March 2000
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Toonerville Train
4 President’s Report
5 Norm LaCroix Award
6 Birth of RAD
6 The Head of R & D
10 Toy and Train Show, Nepean (Ottawa)
12 Bert Love’s Grandfather Clock
12 Kids, Young and Old, at Toronto 1999
12 Meccano Ltd. Motors for Display Models
13 Automotive Chassis Remake
25 John Overeem – New Parts Manufacturer
26 Mutilator’s Corner
27 Model Building Tip
27 The Peddler
28 Moving Into the Millenium School Competition

1999-12-cmn

Issue #16 Canadian MeccaNotes December 1999
1 Toronto Hobby Show 1999
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Mississippi Steamboat: Not So Rare
4 President’s Report
5 Evolution of the Gears Outfit 1949 – 1977
9 Toonerville Trolley Cont.
10 Crane Grab Challenge Cont.
11 “Where on Earth Did That Come From?” Dept.
13 My Introduction to Meccano
14 Anyone Got A 1920s Meccano Jumper?
14 Mutilator’s Corner: Curl Up With A Good Strip
15 SkegEx 1999 – a Brief Report
20 Threshing Machine
21 Coal Loader & Unloader
21 Preservation Project – Going for a Song!
23 The Engineer, Senior Size
23 The Elm Creek Farm Toy Tractor Show
24 Crankable Carousel
26 Exacto Order Update
27 CSM6 Krazy Klock

1999-09-cmn

Issue #15 Canadian MeccaNotes September 1999
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Meccano Postcards
4 The Hobby Show 1999
4 Disposal of Terry Stewart’s Meccano Collection
5 Obituaries
5 Dealer Display Motor
6 Subway “Erector” Sets
7 Toonerville Trolley
11 Going Beyond the Range: A Survey of Replica and Unusual Parts
14 Baj – Italian Art in Meccano
19 Bridge Art by Chris Burden
20 Sears 99 Catalogue
21 “Rare” Meccano Operating Dealer Display – Mississippi River Boat
24 Marklin Mississippi Steamer
24 SkegEx 1999
25 Pokemon – Poliwrath
26 Mysterious, Weird and Downright Un-natural Parts
27 Want Ads
28 CSM15 Old Tyme Ferris Wheel

1999-06-cmn

Issue #14 Canadian MeccaNotes June 1999
2 Editor’s Notes
3 Obituary: Norm LaCroix
4 Eulogy for Norm LaCroix
5 Want Ads
5 Eclipse Cover
6 Red Deer Hobby Show March 1999
9 The Improved E15R motor
9 Short Notes
9 Passing of Terry Stewart and Bill Mair
10 Meccano Part Word Maze
11 Using the Little Black 6-Volt Motor
13 Indian Motorcycles – History
14 Greenberg’s Guide to Gilbert Erector Sets
15 Misidentification of Parts
16 Kingston Railroad Show
21 1960’s Set 10 c/w Shipping Crate
22 Stayner Farm Show
25 Minutes of the Annual General Meeting – 08 November 1998
26 Minutes of the Executive Meeting – 14 March 1999
27 Sopwith Camel Model – Revised
28 CSM16 Stainless Steel Heat Treatment Plant

1999-03-cmn

Issue #13 Canadian MeccaNotes March 1999
1 Photos From the Train & Toy Show, Nepean, March 6-7, 1999
5 Note from Keith Cameron
6 Obituary of Bert Love
7 Obituary of Keith Cameron
9 1948 #9 Set in Oak Presentation Case
13 Certificate of Merit
15 Power Supply by Keith Cameron
19 Motorized (or Improved) E15R Motor
23 The Engineer De Luxe Model

1998-12-cmn

Issue #12 Canadian MeccaNotes December 1998
1 Photos From the Hobby Show, Toronto, November 6-8, 1998
5 The Invention of Meccano by Michael Denny
6 Only in Canada Eh?
8 Neat Stuff From Rick Collette!!
10 Meccano Electrical Outfit (1920)
16 Single Suspention Crane Grab by Normand St. Aubin
17 Super Model Set Update by Melvyn Wright
18 Motorized (or Improved) E15R Motor

1998-09-cmn

Issue #11 Canadian MeccaNotes September 1998
5 Triang Single Suspension Crane Grab
6 Ottawa Valey Meeting
8 Christmas Train Show
11 Presentation to Don Redmond at the Kingston Rail-O-Rama
12 Replicating Parts: Part 2, Flexible & Flat Plates
13 Unique Products of Meccano Company of America 1930’s
17 Mutilator’s Corner
19 Construction Toy Exhibit
19 Meccano Parts Storage
20 Gleanings from “Spanners” E-mail
24 For the Centenary of Meccano, a Very Special Limited Edition Set
25 New for 1998 Meccano Master Connection 6×4 Machine
26 The Hobby Show 20th Anniversary

1998-06-cmn

Issue #10 Canadian MeccaNotes June 1998
8 Kingston Rail-O-Rama
13 Chronological Listing of Meccano Parts
17 Red Deer Hobby Show Report
18 Mutilator’s Corner: Part #214 Modifications
20 Gleanings from “Spanners” E-mail
24 The History of Mettalic Construction Sets in France – Standard L.R.
25 Replicating Parts, Part 1, Collars & Couplings

1998-03-cmn

Issue #9 Canadian MeccaNotes March 1998
4 Mini-Dozer
8 Attention Grabber
9 Mutilator’s Corner
10 Looking for Tires
12 Gleanings from “Spanners” E-mail
19 Standard L.R. Construction Set
20 Hoberman Sphere
21 Toy and Train Show, Nepean Sportsplex
24 Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Committee
25 Minutes of the Annual General Meeting

1997-12-cmn

Issue #8 Canadian MeccaNotes December 1997
1 Model No. 92 C.N.R. Locomotive
5 Modeling Challenge: Canadian Lightship
7 The President’s Column
8 An Alternative Construction Set: eitech
9 Big Ten?
10 TemSi
11 A Winter Model: Problems, Problems
12 Repainting of Parts
14 Irwin Buys Meccano U.S.
14 Mutilator’s Corner
15 Canadian Toy Collectors Society Silver Jubilee, October 26
18 My Father’s Block-Setting Crane
21 “Samson” Locomotive Mark II
22 Nepean Meet, September 26
22 Lego Maniac? No!
24 Hobby Show, November 7-9 (International Centre, Toronto)
27 Meccanoman of the Year Award
28 The Book Man
CMAMAS Summary of Executive Minutes June 26, 1997

1997-09-cmn

Issue #7 Canadian MeccaNotes September 1997
7 Georgian Triangle, Stayner, June 9
8 Corrosion of Meccano Zinc Plated Parts
9 “Meccano” on Stage in Brockville
10 Modeling Challenge: A Walking Robot NASA Likes
11 Another Canadian Model: “Samson” Locomotive
14 A Canuck in Connecticut
14 Erector Collectors Make Their Way Home
16 Momentary-Pause Variable-Speed Gear
17 SkegEx Exhibition – July 1997
21 Only in Canada, Eh? III – Canadian Steel Instructor
23 The Marklin Giant Wheel Set May Have Giant Shortages!
24 Meccano Parts Make Hardware
25 Meccano and the Internet
26 Cycloidal Governor for Orreries
28 Obituary: Hubert Lansley

1997-06-cmn

Issue #6 Canadian MeccaNotes June 1997
2 Part 52, Where Are You?
7 MeccanoNet
10 The Oak Box Problem
11 1950-Style Oak Presentation Box for Outfit No. 10
13 Try This Modeling Challenge! London Bridge Tide Mill
14 Kingston Chemical Fire Engine, 1895
15 Speed Reduction of High Speed Motors
16 Stepper Motors
19 Torque Amplifier
20 Up Another Hill: Incline Railway
20 Meccano Limericks
21 British Marine Engine History in Meccano
24 It’s Not Meccano – But
26 Kingston Rail-O-Rama in April
26 Mechanisms

1997-03-cmn

Issue #5 Canadian MeccaNotes March 1997
6 Meccano Men – These guys love it when you give them the gears
8 Ideas
10 Christmas in Ottawa
11 Canadian Modeling Challenge! Lest we Forget Canada’a Corvettes
12 Korean Style
14 Highway Snowplow
18 Play in Bearings, Backlash in Gearing
19 Alberta Action
20 New Meccano Parts – Why Not?
29 A Long Little Truck
Left Hand Right Hand – A Puzzling Part Propellor Blade
24 Half-an-Inch Onward
25 Modeling Challenge! Canada’a Big Wheel
26 Minutes of the Executive Committee CMAMAS
27 President’s Column
28 March in with Meccano in Nepean

1996-12-cmn

Issue #4 Canadian MeccaNotes December 1996
6 Ottawa September Show
6 Toy Collectors in October
9 The Chief (French) Meccanoman
9 Opportunity Missed
10 Jeep on a Large Scale
16 Narrow Gauge Contractor’s Locomotive
19 Workbench with Height Adjustment
19 New Meccano Parts – Why Not?
20 Only in Canada, Eh? II Castle Builder
22 The Engineer: Postscript
23 Ideas
24 Down Memory Lane
26 November Hobby Show, Toronto
28 Try This Modelling Challenge! Canadian Winter

1996-09-cmn

Issue #3 Canadian MeccaNotes September 1996
6 Antique/Classic Boat Show
6 Stayner Toy Show
7 Ideas
8 A Visit to Exacto Argentina
9 Another Strip Rolling Machine
10 Tri-Motor Transport Aircraft: Britten-Norman Trislander
21 The Origins of an Enthusiasm
22 The Search for Griffith P. Taylor
25 Golf Ball Tester
27 Victoria’s Johnson Street Bridge
29 Mutilator’s Corner
29 Lites, Lights and More Lites
30 SkegEx 1996

1996-06-cmn

Issue #2 Canadian MeccaNotes June 1996
2 Corrections to the Constitution
4 Firm News – Meccano S.A.
4 April in Kingston
4 MeccanoNet
5 March in Ottawa – Not in Toronto
5 Spread Thin
5 Exhibitions: Quebec City 1995
11 CMAMAS Abstract of Minutes of Executive Meetings
12 Meccano – A Short History
13 Erector: Another Piece of the History
14 Esthetics of Meccano
15 Paper Disc Cutter
16 Only in Canada, Eh? The Engineer
18 Dockside Crane from No. 6 Set
20 Horseless Carriage
22 British Marine Engine History in Meccano
26 What Colour is your Meccano?
27 Nist Cranks up an Incredible Crane
28 Try This Modelling Challenge! Lift Bridge

1996-03-cmn

Issue #1 Canadian MeccaNotes March 1996
2 President’s Message
2 Constitution of the CMAMAS
3 What’s in a Name – If Anything?
4 Hobby Show Highlights 1995
5 News from the Great Canadian Meccano Works
6 Firm News – Meccano S.A. and Meccano Inc.
7 A Computerized Tower Crane
8 Double Flyboats: Updating a Classic
10 Low Profile Roller Bearing
11 Cinderella: Part 64
12 Beach Rescue Vehicle: A Set 2 Model
14 Whirligig
18 New Meccano Parts – Why Not?
19 Mutilator’s Corner: I-Beam Us Up
20 Meccano “New Part” Competition – Prize-winning entry by Pierre Courouble

1994-12-cmn

Issue #4 Canadian Meccano News December 1994

4 The Intrepids
4 The 1994 Meccano Parts List
4 News from Exacto
5 Mutilator’s Corner No. 17 – A Meccanoman’s Glossary
6 SML No. 28 Pontoon Crane
8 British Marine Engine History in Meccano – Part 2
11 Meccano Algebra: 2 + 1X + 1X = ?
12 New Products
13 Syncronous Speeds
15 Fireside Fun
16 A Screening Operation
18 Hints and Tips
19 Reworking Meccano Parts
20 Meccano Erector News

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