Meccano is the ultimate in toy engineering and construction for both kids and adults. With hundreds of unique sets released over the years, enthusiasts can create an unbelievable variety of coloured metal models from small to large and simple to complex. Let your imagination run wild with a vintage or modern Meccano set. Buying Meccano for children? Meccano sets and LEGO complete sets and packs are gifts that keep the kids occupied for hours. So let's take a look at a handful of the huge range available on eBay.
Outdoor adventure course
This set can be turned into 27 different desert adventure theme models, including 2 dirt bikes, a pickup trailer and the main pickup truck with realistic steering mechanism and a 3V electric motor to power across rough terrain. Take it all apart and guess what? You can now build a buggy, chase helicopter and more exciting vehicles.
Iron Commander robot / truck transformer
This is a very popular DIY kit with all the pieces to build a robot that transforms into a truck. It's another fun way for children to develop their practical thinking skills.
Aerial rescue set
This 20-model set features 406 durable metal parts, as well as real tools and assembly instructions. Some models even include dual geared rotors and a functional winch.
There are often wonderful vintage Meccano mixed sets available online. You will find some sets listed by total weight, such as 1.3kg, and other sets listed by number of pieces, such as 325 pieces with a breakdown of perforated strips, double angle strips, wheels, pulleys, flat plates, axles, tools, nuts, bolts and more.
Keep in mind that different Meccano sets are designed for different ages, so you should check the age recommendation on each set, for example 8+, 9+ or 12+ years. It's also a good idea to supervise younger children while they play with Meccano. Batteries are required to operate some Meccano models effectively.Buy awesome Meccano or LEGO sets on eBay now!