It is based upon the parts selection of a 1962-1970 No. 9 set, with some additions.
Spare parts can be obtained from a variety of sources. In the UK, the club scene is frequented by second-hand dealers selling parts at very reasonable prices. Look at http://www.dircon.co.uk/meccano/ for details of a club in your area. New parts can also be obtained from MW Models, at http://www.btinternet.com/~mwmodels.meccano/index.htm.
This list is an accurate account of the parts used in the model pictured. You might find more washers useful, especially if you wish to follow good practice and use washers on both sides of all bolts. I only used washers on painted parts, and even then, not on all painted parts. I have increased the number of nuts and bolts on the basis that I never yet built a model which didn't seem to need more nuts and bolts than the parts list stated.
Figures in brackets are for the alternative engine construction given.
In addition, the 13-tooth pinion from the No. 1 clockwork motor was used.
The following additional new French parts were used:
In the model four of the pivot bolts mentioned above, part 147b, were the new French 147d version. The two slotted head pivot bolts were used in the control panel.
None of these new French parts are vital to the construction of the model - it is easy to devise substitutes for them all.
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