Meccano

18 Dec 18
LesDudis

Almost three years after closing its flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York City, FAO Schwarz is back! The new store, located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza (the old NBC Experience Store), opened on Friday, November 16, 2018 and brought back classic renowned FAO Schwarz features as well as some new highlights. The famed FAO […]

18 Dec 18
The Scottish Sun
IT’S that time of year when kids are eagerly awaiting their present haul on Christmas morning having long sent off their wish list to Santa Claus. And Royal Mail have now revealed this year’s top 10 most wanted presents, according to what was written on those letters to Saint Nick. The Nerf Gun is the most sought after toy in Scotland Meccano makes a couple of appearances in the top 10 Father Christmas’ team of Royal Mail elves, who have managed Santa’s mailbag for 55 years, have carried out a mass survey of Scottish children’s festive wishes this Christmas. The top spot goes to the Nerf Gun, followed by Lego Boost – the robot building take on the popular classic past-time. Robots also hold third place with the Meccano MAX making its debut on the list, with technology still proving popular. Gaming also remains high on the agenda with the Nintendo Switch retaining fourth place, and the enduring love of the mystical sees the Poopsie Surprise Unicorn come in fifth. Lego makes another appearance at number six, with mini Lego Figures. Nintendo Switch remains pppular Seventh place goes to the classic version of Meccano ,while the emergence of robot technology shows no sign of abating with Robo Chameleon taking eighth spot. The popularity of TV cooking shows might be responsible for a Kitchen Set coming in at number nine while creative minds place Playdoh in tenth spot. Brits will receive four in 10 presents from their Christmas wishlist, study finds Axelle Galera, Royal Mail Chief Elf, has the important task of ensuring children’s letters reach Reindeerland at the North Pole, she said: “Royal Mail plays a special part at Christmas. “We are proud that for 55 years Santa has allowed us to help manage the thousands and thousands of special letters he receives from boys and girls across the UK. “His special team of elves at Royal Mail enjoy taking a peek at what children are asking for, and helping Santa deliver gifts that make dreams come true.” We told earlier how a study showed Scots will receive four out of 10 presents on their Christmas wish list. [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN NEWS” posts_category=”76″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] The most popular baby names of 2018 were revealed today – with the reigning champions retaining their crowns. Royal Mail restored a Scots woman’s faith in humanity after son, 7, asked them to deliver a heartbreaking letter to his dad in heaven. The firm replied to the lad, saying they had “avoided stars and galactic objects” to make sure the letter was delivered. [bc_video video_id=”5980887828001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”Mum reveals the hundreds of gifts she’s bought her kids for Christmas “] We pay for your stories and videos! Do you have a story or video for The Scottish Sun? Email us at scoop@thesun.co.uk or call 0141 420 5200  
17 Dec 18
The Queensland Museum Network Blog

“I remember clearly the Christmas my parents decided I was old enough to have a model railway all of my own. Saturday mornings were spent in the local hobby shop. I was awe struck by the rows of gleaming model locomotives in glass display cabinets, with little handwritten price tags propped up neatly next to […]

15 Dec 18

Deze kleine robots van Meccano hebben elke hun eigen karakter. Ze hebben verschillende modus: ja/nee antwoorden, dansen, programeerbaar middels de knoppen. Tevens reageren de robots op elkaar en de meccanoids. Inhoud: 100 onderdelen 2 stuks gereedschap 1 handleiding Batterijen benodigd, niet inbegrepen Verkrijgbaar in meerdere uitvoeringen U kunt niet kiezen, maar ontvangt een willekeurige uitvoering

15 Dec 18

Bouw een echt rijdend voertuig met de Meccano 10 Modelset Trophy Truck. Met het instructieboekje kun je wel tien verschillende modellen bouw. Alle modellen al gebouwd? Laat dan de bouwer in je los en laat je fantasie spreken in een eigen creatie. Met deze S.T.E.M. bouwkit worden beginnende bouwers aangemoedigd om hun vaardigheden verder te […]

15 Dec 18

Bouw een geweldige Cabriolet voor te gekke races met de Meccano 5 Model set Roadster. Met de inbegrepen motor kan je Cabriolet echt rijden. Trek het voertuig naar achter, laat het los en het zal in volle snelheid vooruitrijden. Wil je toch een ander voertuig bouwen? Dat kan! Bouw met behulp van het instructieboekje 5 […]

15 Dec 18
famousinfamousbirthsdeathsblog

The following have/will be ripping open their birthday pressies today, starting with Emperor of Rome who’s got a chain of coffee shops named after him in Great Britain – Nero served himself up in his own time way back in 37. Alexandre Gustav Bönickhausen (who later changed that to Eiffel), architect of large scale Meccano set […]

14 Dec 18
tenlegbeezer

A cold spell is coming so off I went to ensure the boat’s plumbing will not be not damaged by the water freezing in the pipes and equipment. All it takes is to drain down the domestic plumbing. You know the sort of thing, open a drain valve and open a tap and let the […]

14 Dec 18
PatrickMcGranerobosumo

This week we dismantled our tip the can robot. We felt its design was not appropriate to the needs of the robosumo competition. We mostly looked at design this week. I picked up a small meccano set as i thought the might be useful materials in it. We played around with a few ideas, putting the […]

13 Dec 18
Sound Books

Update (12/13) – Below is Nickelodeon USA’s official Press Release announcing the exciting news!: WHEN TROUBLE IS ON THE WAY, ONE LITTLE GIRL WILL SAVE THE DAY IN ABBY HATCHER, NICKELODEON’S BRAND-NEW ANIMATED PRESCHOOL SERIES PREMIERING TUESDAY, JAN. 1, AT 10 A.M. (ET/PT) Share it: @NickJr Click here for the Abby Hatcher trailer. *High-res art […]

13 Dec 18
jsphcrrll.wordpress.com

Here is the checklist that we decided upon to get ready for the Robosumo Challenge: Build the lower chasis so that we could have something that would move and allow us to test the code. Finalize the code to carry out a simple, reliable fight instruction Finish off the chasis for maximum cover and stability. […]

13 Dec 18
jsphcrrll.wordpress.com

Our main goal for the assembly of the chasis of the robot was to have functionality but not worry too much about the rest as we knew it would have to be changed for the final Robosumo Challenge. We initially used a meccano set with wooden wheels at the front and our motors at the […]

15 Dec 18

Meccano Formula 1 FerrariWord de eigenaar van jouw eigen Formule 1 Ferrari! Met deze Meccano bouwset word je uitgedaagd een eigen authentieke Ferrari raceauto te bouwen. Dankzij de wielen, stickers en buigzame onderdelen is het model een gedetailleerde replica van het origineel. Durf jij de uitdaging aan? 360 onderdelen Gereedschap Instructies Geschikt voor kinderen vanaf […]

15 Dec 18

Bouwje eigen John Deere tractor. De Meccano John Deere iseen replica van het origineel. Het voertuig bevat echte metalen onderdelen en een echt werkend loopvlak. Inclusief gereedschap. Geschikt voor kinderen vanaf 10 jaar.

15 Dec 18

Maak kennis met ZAPP, een Micronoid Code van Meccano. Deze robot (24 x 20 x 14 ncm) heeft nogal een persoonlijkheid! Beginnende roboticabouwers die dol zijn op ontdekking zetten de Micronoid al binnen een uur in elkaar! Is de robot eenmaal gebouwd dan kun je het sychroniseren met je computer om ZAPP volledig te programmeren. […]

15 Dec 18

Bouw met deze Meccano speelset zelf een Ferrari Roadster Inhoud: 341 onderdelen, 2 stuks gereedschap en een handleiding Geschikt voor kinderen vanaf 10 jaar